John J. Cannici


John J. Cannici. age 89, of Fair Lawn, NJ passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.  Born and raised in Passaic, he resided in Fair Lawn for the past 53 years.  He was a parishioner of St. Catharine R.C. Church in Glen Rock. A proud veteran of the United States Navy serving during the Korean War, John was a member of American Legion Post 171 of Fair Lawn. He was a loyal fan of the New York Yankees and New York Giants. John loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

Prior to retiring, he served as a Bergen County Sheriff's officer for 25 years. Previously, he was employed alongside his father in the family business, Joseph S. Cannici & Son Construction Company.

Beloved husband of Elizabeth (Alfieri) Cannici.  Loving and devoted father of John Cannici and wife Carol, Joanne Cannici and Stephen Cannici.  Cherished grandfather of Samantha, Kristal and Brianna.  Dear brother of the late Salvatore Cannici and Josephine Guarria.

The family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, February  24,2021. 4 – 8 PM at Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home, 13-31 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410, (201) 797-3500.  A funeral service is planned for Thursday, February 25, 2021, 11 am at the funeral home.  Entombment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.  

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of John may be made to the Mary Ann Collura Memorial Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 753, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410.

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My thoughts and prayers are with you Joanne to you and your family
Diane Donnelly (Hoffman)
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