Sharon Canan

August 2, 1951 ~ November 15, 2022 (age 71)




Sharon Lynn Canan 71 years of age, a lifetime resident of Windham, passed away Monday, November 14, 2022 in the comfort of her home surrounded by those who loved her most.  Born August 2, 1951 in Ravenna, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Aubrey and Margaret (Sloey) Thornton.   Sharon was long time employee of the Portage County District Library of Garrettsville.  She enjoyed books and reading, playing Mahjong, Cryptoquotes, coloring and crafts.  She will be remembered for her cats, which she loved so much. A sweet and compassionate lady, Sharon will be missed by so many.  Survivors includer her sons Chris (Stephanie) Canan of Windham, Stephen (Sarah) Canan and Michael Canan both of Garrettsville; her loving grand-children whom she adored, Austin Canan, Christopher Canan, and Caleb and Taylor Canan.  Also surviving are her brothers, sister, and many cousins. On March 14, 1970, she married the love of her life Kenneth E. Canan, who preceded her in death on October 22, 2015, and also was preceded in 2013 by her son Jason R. Canan whom she loved so much.  No calling hours or services.  Sharon will be laid to rest at Windham Township Cemetery at a private family committal with her husband, and next to her son.  Arrangements are by the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, Mantua, where condolences and memories may be viewed at

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