Dr. John P. Cannis
Remember
Dr. John P. Cannis
  • March 30, 1915 - October 6, 2017
  • Port Saint Lucie, Florida

Share This Obituary

Arrangements made by

Aycock Funeral Home

1504 Southeast Floresta Drive
Port St. Lucie, FL 34983
Get Directions

Profile of Aycock Funeral Home

View Phone Number



Dr. John Cannis was born on March 30, 1915. He attended La Salle Military Academy, Columbia University and New York Medical school. He carried out his internship and residency at Mulhlenberg Hospital in Plainfield N.J and worked as an ob-gyn for a few years, then became a general surgeon. He was Chief of Surgery for many years and was known for his outstanding teaching methods.
John was married to his late wife Lorraine Cannis for 50 yrs, they shared a daughter, Diane, who passed 3 years ago. Surviving are 5 children: Lynne Glasgow, Jay Cannis, Robert Cannis, Susan Cannis and a step-daughter Bonnie Jenks. John had 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He died at the age of 102.
In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to any cancer society in Dr. John Cannis' name.
The viewing will be held on Saturday, October 14th from 8:30-10:15am at Aycock Funeral Home, 1504 SE Floresta Drive, Port St. Lucie, FL.
Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00am at Holy Family Catholic Church, 2330 SE Mariposa Ave, Port St Lucie, FL.
All are welcome.