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Dec. 9, 1924—Feb. 27, 2016 Ralph H. Cann Jr., 91, of Fairfield Glade, TN, and formerly of Garden City, MI, passed away Feb. 27, 2016. He was born Dec. 9, 1924, in Hazel Green, KY, son of Ralph Sr. and Lillian Johnson Cann, but grew up in Dearborn, MI. He was a graduate of Fordson High School, Bowling Green University and The Detroit College of Law. Ralph retired from Manufacturers National Bank of Detroit in 1989 as vice president and senior legal officer after almost 40 years of employment there. He was a member of the American Bar Association and Michigan Bar Association. Ralph was a United States Army veteran having served during WWII and was a member of the Fairfield Glade Community Church. He is survived by his son, Paul Cann; daughter, Karen Nicolaidis and her husband Greg of New Jersey; sister, Doris Konyha of Michigan; grandchildren, Elena Nicolaidis and Marina & Roy Seroussi; great grandson, Alexander Seroussi; four nieces; and one nephew. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eleanor Can, and sister, Virginia Wolfe. Memorial services will be held at Fairfield Glade Community Church and will be announced at a later date. Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  March 9, 2016
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