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John CanoniciJohn Joseph Canonici, age 66, of Shaw, died on Thursday August 12, 2010 at the V A Medical Center in Jackson. He was born on June 24, 1944 to Joseph A. and Louise (Gainspoletti) Canonici in Shaw, MS. John was raised in Shaw and graduated from Shaw Schools. He obtained a BA Degree in accounting from Delta State University. He married Wilda Williams on September 07, 1968 in Cheyenne, WY. John spent four years with the US Air Force where he obtained the rank of Sergeant. He and Wilda returned to Shaw in 1975. They Owned and operated Midway Super Market for 18 years. He currently owned and operated Midway Equipment and Refrigeration. John served his community for many years and presently held a Shaw Board of Alderman Seat. He was preceded in death by his mother, Louise (Gainspoletti). Visitation will be held Monday August 16, 2010 from 12:00 noon until funeral service time at 2:00 PM at the St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Shaw. Interment will be at the Shaw Cemetery. Father Tom Mullally and Father Piaus Lawe will officiate the service. Pall bearers are Tim Conico, Klint Fausnight, Randy Cantrell, Keith Bumpous, Gardner McDaniel and Roy Willis. He is survived by Wife, Wilda Williams Canonici of Shaw MS; Father, Joseph A. Canonici of Shaw, MS; Son, Nick J. Canonici of Pocomoke, MD; Daughter, Shannon Bumpous of Coldwater, MS; Brother, David Canonici of Biloxi, MS; Brother, Michael Canonici of West Helena, AR; Sister, Patricia Plese of Henderson, NV; Sister, Elizabeth Duff of Belle Glade, FL; Sister, Monica Tedford of Bolton, MS, 9 grandchildren and uncle Paul Canonici of Madison, MS. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
My thoughts and prayers are with your family during this period of berevement.
Raymond D. Gye - August 27, 2010 at 07:04 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
I remember traveling to Cheyenne WY to Johnnys wedding with Father Paul and the twins. I just heard about the passing and wanted to extend my condolences. May the Lord bless and keep you in His constant loving care.
Richard Galtelli - August 22, 2010 at 12:55 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Bless the love ones and friends of John. Coach Goodwin
Willo Goodwin (COACH) - August 17, 2010 at 11:05 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
My family and I send you our love and support at this difficult time. Sadie & Family
sadie brown - August 16, 2010 at 07:51 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
To Mr. Joe and family, My family and I send to you and your family our love and support during this most difficult time. I hope this simple prose bring some joy to your family. No pain is felt No more tears to cry Life has been lived to it's fullest The work was completed as GOD stood by his side. Johnny has now been called home, and GOD has said job well done. cj 8-16-10
corine carter jones - August 16, 2010 at 07:47 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
I use to visit your all store a lot. Johnny was very nice. May God Bless you all.
Roslyn Lewis Woods - August 16, 2010 at 02:34 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Deepest sympathy is being sent to the Canonici family during this time of bereavement. Service to your fellow man is one of life's highest calling. Joe served this commuity with pride and distinction.
Valerie Smith-Silas - August 16, 2010 at 02:28 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
A pillar of the Shaw Community has gone to be with the Lord. "Weeping may endure for the night, but JOY cometh in the morning." Always treasure the moments you've share with Mr. Johnnie. Saying a prayer for the Canonici family.
Tanya Smith-McDonald - August 16, 2010 at 01:39 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
Willie, Joe & family We send to you our love and prayers during this sad time. God knew best. Love you, Dorothy & family 217-417-5484 235 E Ray Road Apt 1032 Chandler AZ 85225
dorothy brown - August 16, 2010 at 12:57 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM
My love and sympathy are with you. My Mom (Sadie Dorsey) gave me the name Joseph because of him. He will truly be missed.
Daniel Joseph Mason - August 16, 2010 at 11:16 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM