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“We are so very sorry for this sad passing! We visited them at the Villages in Florida and Bob grew up with Jim in Altamont NY. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Bob and Carol Quackenbush - NY

“Sharon, Patty, and Uncle Jim. There are things on life you never forget. I will never forget uncle Jim and aunt Jeanette dancing at our wedding...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Chicopee Canavans - Chicopee, MA

“Dear Patty and Family, My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. Please accept my condolences. You and your family are in my thoughts...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Gwen Haehl - Indianapolis,, IN

“I knew Jeanette because I worked at a Elmcroft of Lebanon. She always had a positive word. My thoughts and prayers are with Jim and the family. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Amy Barringer - Lebanon, TN

“Aunt Jeanette always has a smile and a warm hug when we saw her. Aunt Jeanette would always carry the conversation with warm eyes and a lot of...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: The Canavans - Walpole, MA

“Mom was a vibrant, energetic, loving and kind woman. She never met a stranger and loved to talk with others and share stories. Family, friends, and...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Patty Fulton - Greenwood, IN

“Jim, Patti, Sharon and family, I am so sorry about Jeanette's passing. We have wonderful memories of visiting with you at Chris and Cora's. We are...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: George Riley - Framingham, MA

“Dearest Patty & Family, Please know I am lifting you and your dear Mother up in pray and remembrance in this time of sorrow. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Clark - Carmel, IN - friend

“My deepest sympathy in your time of loss. I am so glad you were able to enjoy Italy as a mother-daughter trip to make so many lasting memories. May...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Brande Yaist - Greenwood, IN

“To Jim and to Jeanette's children and grandchildren: We cannot express the sorrow in our hearts for all of you. Jeanette was a treasured part of...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Ann and John Riley - MA - cousin

“Very sorry for your loss. God bless. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Riley Pallotolo - Albany, NY


Jeanette Canavan passed away on April 5, 2015 at age 77. The family will be receiving friends from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2015 at Sellars Funeral Home. The Memorial Service is 10 a.m. Saturday, April 11, 2015 at St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church. She is survived by her husband James Canavan, daughters Patricia (Bill) Fulton and Sharon Evins, and grandchildren Amber Fulton, Emerald Fulton, Danny Evins, Shanae Canavan, and Dan Canavan. She is preceded in death by son Paul Canavan, and parents Crescenzo and Maria Carmel Purstell Centofanti. Memorial Donations to St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church (300 South Tarver Avenue, Lebanon TN 37087). Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.