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In Memory of

Kay Canniff

January 28, 1949 - June 14, 2017

Obituary


Kay Ellen Christ Canniff passed away on June 14, 2017 in Jacksonville, FL after a long battle with cancer.

She was born January 28, 1949 in Johnstown, PA, and is survived by her husband Richard, son Richard Jr., daughters Marci and Marleen,brother Mark Christ, and grandchildren Dylan, Tyler, Marissa, Conor, Nathan, and Elijah.

Throughout her life her deeply caring and nurturing presence touched the lives of all who came in contact with her.

She had grace, patience, tolerance, and a loving demeanor rarely seen. Her courage and perseverance...

Kay Ellen Christ Canniff passed away on June 14, 2017 in Jacksonville, FL after a long battle with cancer.

She was born January 28, 1949 in Johnstown, PA, and is survived by her husband Richard, son Richard Jr., daughters Marci and Marleen,brother Mark Christ, and grandchildren Dylan, Tyler, Marissa, Conor, Nathan, and Elijah.

Throughout her life her deeply caring and nurturing presence touched the lives of all who came in contact with her.

She had grace, patience, tolerance, and a loving demeanor rarely seen. Her courage and perseverance will always serve as the quintessential way to face a terminal illness with dignity, as her faith brought her strength and a calming inner peace, knowing that her final resting place would be with the lord.

It is often said that no one is irreplaceable, but Kay Ellen was THE exception. She was greatly admired and loved by her lifelong friends and family and even folks she had recently met. Her loving ways will live on in our hearts and minds forever.

Visitation will be on Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 2-5 pm at Hardage-Giddens, Greenlawn Funeral Home, 4300 Beach Blvd..

A funeral service will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church at 11 am., and the graveside service will be at Jacksonville National Cemetery 4083 Lanie Rd. Jacksonville, FL 32218 Cortege lane 2 on Tuesday at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, friends may make memorial contributions to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1423 Eighth Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250.