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Wednesday March 23rd, 2022
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Marlene M. Canning

CANNING, Marlene M. (nee Guidice) 89 passed away on March 19, 2022 at her home in Dumont, NJ. She was born July 14, 1932 to parents, Conrad and Margaret in Yonkers, NY. Marlene grew up at 60 Post St in Yonkers. She married her grammar school sweetheart, John M. Canning, on August 9, 1953.They moved to Dumont, NJ in 1973 with their 4 children. Marlene worked in Dumont High School for over 25 years   was known by all for her amazing personality. She lived a full life oil painting, bowling and bingo nights; many trips to Atlantic City, adventures with her husband,  quality time with her twin sister, cooking and making memories with her family. Marlene had the ability to make any and everyone smile due to her charm and humor. Survived by Sister, Barbara Viviano, Devoted Son, John J. Canning, Grandchildren, Michele, Robyn, Christopher, Christie, Nicholas. Predeceased by husband John; sons Robert, Clifford;daughter, Maureen.Wednesday March 23 4-8 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. All will gather Thursday March 24 at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, 280 Washington Ave Dumont  at 10:45 AM for the Funeral Mass at 11 AM. Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Tenafly.

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We just heard of Marlene's passing and we send our sympathy and condolences to John, Barbara and your families.. She was an amazing person and wonderful friend...we have very special memories of all of our fun times together at 60 Post Street. Our Mom, passed away a month after Marlene so we hope they are up in heaven together and sharing memories. Sending lots of love, hugs and blessings,
Kevin K and Karen O'M

Karen OMara Jun 25 2022 11:11 AM

So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Marlene always had a smile for me; and her cheerful attitude inspired me every time we had any small interaction. She was unfailingly pleasant. How many of us can that be said about?
She's gone on now to her reward in heaven, and you'll be reunited with her someday. I hope that in this difficult time, you'll be comforted by that thought.
God bless you and the rest of the family.

David Hawxwell, Dumont High School Mar 26 2022 1:38 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. Marlene was such a caring and loving person and I will never forget her kindness to us all at Dumont High. I know she is smiing with the Angels. She will be missed.
Genny DiTrani
Dumont High School

Genny DiTrani Mar 25 2022 10:13 AM

Ir is with great sadness that we learned of Marlene's passing. We will always hold a special place in our hearts for her, She was kind and thoughtful always.. She made days at DHS a pleasant place to work. With our sincere sympathy, Andrea and Al McWhirr

Andrea and Al McWhirr Mar 24 2022 5:27 AM

John, I'm very sorry to hear of the death of your mother. May she rest in peace.

Dave Standard Mar 23 2022 4:59 PM

Rest in peace Marlene. Working with you was a pleasure and knowing you was gift. Our deepest sympathies to the Canning family.

Al and Andrea McWhirr Mar 22 2022 9:28 AM

Our lives are blessed to have had you dear Marlene, Mom in law Nana. Thank you for everything especially your love you gave to everyone ❤️ I\'m sad now but I know good bye is not the end. You are free and with family and our Lord Jesus. 💗

Carol Mar 21 2022 11:54 PM

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Carol Mar 21 2022 11:46 PM