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Harley Cann, Jr.

May 29, 1923 — September 19, 2017

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CANN, Harley, Jr. Born May 29, 1923, son of the late Harley & Jessie M. (nee Scott) Cann. Beloved husband for 66 years to Viola M. (nee Steg) Cann. Devoted father of Linda Cann and Deborah Cann. Dear brother of the late Hellen (Walter) Smith and the late Leona (App) Appling. U.S. Army WWII Veteran of the 104th Timberwolf Infantry Division. He was an Optician with Third Dispensary in Dayton, OH. Harley was also a member of the American Legion, Kiwanis International , VFW Post 7696 where he was Post Commander from 1990-1991, Mason-Sharonville Calvary Lodge #204, and Shriners International where he was known as "Tinn Cann the Clown". Harley passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the age of 94 years. Friends may greet the family at Vorhis & Ryan Funeral Home, 11365 Springfield Pk., Springdale, OH 45246 on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 10:00 AM until time of service, with military honors, at 11:30 AM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children-Burns Hospital, 3229 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229

Charitable donations may be made to:

Shriners Hospitals for Children – Cincinnati
3229 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati OH 45229
Tel: 1-513-872-6029

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