DANBURY, Conn. – Joseph P. Cann Jr., of Danbury, son of Joseph P. and Frances B. (Redden) Cann, died Saturday, June 18. He was 28.
He was born in Danbury and was a graduate of Danbury High School, Class of 2006. He enjoyed playing football for Viking Pop Warner and later at Danbury High School. He was graduate of Penn State and continued to follow the school athletics, especially football. He was an avid fan of the New York Jets, New York Mets and New York Rangers. He loved boating and attending area Trivia nights.
In addition to his parents Joseph and Fran, he is survived by his siblings, Meagan and Patrick; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; his Godparents, Francesca Siciliano and Donald Flannery; and his Godson, Ty Johnson.
He was predeceased by his grandparents, Jack and Florence Redden, and Matthias and Ellen Cann.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at the Cornell Memorial Home, 247 White St., Danbury. A mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Marguerite Bourgeoys Church, 138 Candlewood Lake Road, Brookfield. Cremation and interment will take place in St. Peter Cemetery privately.
Memorial contributions may be made to his parents to assist with expenses, or to the Network of Child Protection and Wellbeing, Penn State University.