The subject of the obituary below is the 6th great grandson of the emigrant Francis Jenness.The nearest common relative of Norman is John Jenness, Sr., born:14 June 1678.
Norman Jenness CANNEY
Age 84, went home to be with the Lord on May 4, 2004, the result of a car accident on March 31, 2004. Norman was born at the family home in Seattle, in the Greenwood area, on July 26, 1919, the third child of George Chapin Canney and Mary Ann Murphy. He attended St. John's Grade School and Seattle Prep. Norman served in the US Army in the European theater during World War II. He married Jeanette Forbes Pendleton on October 11, 1947. Norman and Jeanette raised 7 children on N. 71st in Greenwood and worked for Plymouth Poultry for 30 yrs retiring in 1981. Norman was active in the Holy Name Society, St. Vincent de Paul and St. John the Evangelist Parish. Norman is survived by his beloved wife of 56 yrs., Jeanette; his brother, George C. Canney of Bend, OR,; sons, Norman M. Canney (Joanne) of Helena Montana, Mark F. Canney (Kitty), George G. Canney (Sue), and John F. Canney (Tami) all of Seattle; daughters, Janene Canney-Jensen of Bellingham, Patricia Canney of Moscow, Idaho, Marcia Lawrence (Ted) of West Bank, BC. Norman also leaves behind 23 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Vigil Service will be Friday, May 14th, at 7:30 p.m. and the Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, May 15th, at 10:30 a.m., BOTH at St. John's Church. Interment, Holyrood Cemetery. Hoffner Fisher & Harvey Remembrances may be made to St. Vincent de Paul at St. John's Parish, 121 North 80th St. Seattle, WA 98103.