Jean C. Kanner


  • Visitation:
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    Alexander-Rothwell Funeral Home
    Wading River, New York

  • Funeral Service: 
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 2:00 PM
    Calverton National Cemetery
    Calverton, New York

  • Burial
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017
    Calverton National Cemetery
    Calverton, New York


Born: Jan uary 15, 1927
Died: August 13, 2017
Age:   90
Jean Kanner passed away peacefully on August 13, 2017 at the age of 90. Jean is predeceased by loving husband and father Jack Kanner. She is survived by children Linda Sperruzzi and spouse Rick, Wading River, NY;  Steve Kanner and spouse Harlie, Tempe, AZ;  Lori Terlikosky and spouse Joe; Franklin TN; and Lisa Kanter and spouse Rob, Franklin, TN. She is also survived by grandchildren Joseph and Lisa Terlikosky; Dan, Drew, Chris and Amanda Sperruzzi; Jack Kanner; Jaclyn Kanter; and step-grandchildren Brian Kanter,Tara Greene and their families.
Jean was born on January 15, 1927 in Harlem, NY and spent her childhood in Bayside, NY. She went on to lead a life filled with many happy memories, including work in New York City and Las Vegas. Her life’s main focus was the raising of her family on Long Island NY and celebrating her grandchildren. She spent 17 years living in Franklin, TN and then returned to Long Island where she enjoyed the last several years as an active member of the Sperruzzi household.  A beloved mom and grandmother, she will be remembered for her independent spirit, artistic talents, appreciation for life’s daily pleasures, and unconditional love and support of her family.
The visitation will be held at Alexander Rothwell Funeral Home in Wading River, August 16, 11:30 – 1:30 p.m.,, followed by a service at Calverton National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America.


Alexander-Rothwell Funeral Home
6447 Route 25A
Wading River, New York 11792

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