Ruth B. Cannon

Ruth B. Cannon, 84, of Dunkirk died Thursday afternoon (Feb. 7, 2013) at the Absolut at Dunkirk following a brief illness.

She was born July 9, 1928 in Dunkirk, the daughter of the late Edward and Vera (Ericson) Borgeson.

A lifelong Dunkirk resident, Ruth had been a coordinator for the Dunkirk Senior Citizens Center prior to her retirement.

An avid Yankees fan, she also enjoyed reading.

Survivors include one daughter, Anne (Gary) Vande Velde of Dunkirk; two sons, Mark Cannon and Paul Cannon, both of Dunkirk; two grandsons, Adam and Eric Vande Velde; and one sister, Shirley (Donald) MacKinnon of Toledo, Ohio.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are by the McGraw-Kowal Funeral Home.