Robert Anthony Jannone

March 28, 1944 ~ April 30, 2021 (age 77)


Dr. Jannone passed away on 30 April 2021 at the age of 77 of Cancer.  He was a lifelong educator.  He was Principal and Superintendent of Schools of the Canton Area School District.  He loved Canton and was a strong proponent of Warrior Pride.  Dr. Jannone is survived by his wife Joan of 54 years and formally an English teacher with the Troy Area School District.  He is also survived by his sons, CSM, Ret Darryl Jannone and Mark S. Jannone, Business Manager of the Canton Area School District. He was also very proud of his two daughters-n-law, Mrs. Theresa Farrell Jannone and Mrs. Kay Deitrick Jannone.  He is also survived by four grandsons, Robert A. Jannone II, Anthony T. Jannone, Brian V. Jannone and Tyler J. Jannone.  He also had two sisters.  Sheila Cozza who predeceased him and Darlene Coats currently living in N.J.    Private funeral arrangements have been made with Morse and Kleese Funeral Home.  In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Canton's own "Kids Can't Fight Cancer Alone (KCFCA) and / or any Canton Warrior Based Athletic or Academic program such as Live Stream, FFA, NHS, Sports Programs, etc. (

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