William E. Canney

Cannan, NH funeral home

CANNAN, NH:  William E. Canney of Canaan, NH, 84, died November 9 2021 at Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital in Lebanon, NH after a stroke. 

He was born July 27, 1937 in Chelsea, MA. He was the son of Katherine M. Pierce (Canney) and stepfather, Myrl J. Pierce. Mr. Canney was a resident of Canaan, NH for 70 years. 

He enjoyed Mother Nature and taking walks in the woods on the farm and doing Christmas trees and boughs for wreaths, going to yard sales and auctions and going for rides with his wife, Patricia. 

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Patricia A. Canney (Evans). The family includes a son and daughter-in-law, Jason L. and Regina Canney of Deering, NH.  He also had three children from his previous marriage, Dolores J. Hoyt (Canney), Patrick Canney and Scott W.  Canney.  He is also survived by his two grandchildren, James and Taylor Jones, a great-grandson, Gabriel Stone, two younger sisters, Patricia J. Morse (Pierce) and her husband, Dale, of Canaan and Kathy E. Pierce of Lebanon as well as several nieces and nephews. 

A private celebration of life will be held with family at a later date. 

The Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home & Cremation Service is assisting the family.

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