John J “Buddy” Canny, 91 of Plympton, MA, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 at William Childs Hospice House in Palm Bay, FL.
John was born in South Boston, MA to Roger and Mary Canny. He has been a winter resident of Barefoot Bay for more than 20 years.
He was a graduate of South Boston High School and soon after enlisted in the United States Air Force, serving during the Korean Conflict and also stationed in Japan.
John attended Friendship Christian Community Church, Sebastian, FL. He was also a member of the Irish Club, the Italian Club and the German Club of Barefoot Bay.
John retired from the United States Postal Service as supervisor after 30 years of faithful service.
John is survived by his devoted wife, Carolyn B Canny with whom he celebrated 35 years of marriage.
He is also survived by his son, John Canny, Jr. (Julie) of Lee New Hampshire and daughter, Jill Canny (Rob Last) of East Lansing, Michigan; grandchildren, Megan and Patrick Canny, Noah and Maura Last; greatgrandchildren, Ellen and James Canny; brother, William Canny of Nashua, New Hampshire; sisters, Patricia Donnell of Burlington, Massachussetts, and Anna Tedeschi (Paul) of South Boston, MA.; and many nieces and nephews.
John was preceded in death by siblings, Catherine Richards, Mary Adams, Frances Coronity, Danny and James Canny.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will be in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne Massachusetts.
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