Elder Paul Edward Cann, 80, of Elyria, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at EMH Healthcare, following a long illness. He was born in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, coming to Lorain County 60 years ago.
Elder Cann was employed with Oberlin College retiring in 1995. Elder Cann was an Associate Minister with the Cathedral of Praise Church in Lorain, and an Associate Minister at Christ Temple Church in Oberlin, where he served as a Sunday school teacher. He was a Minister with the Ohio Christian council of Pentecostal Assembly of the World. He enjoyed bowling with the Oberlin Savings Bank in the 1980′s.
He will be sadly missed by his wife, Christine (nee Williams) Cann; sons, Marcus Edward Cann of Elyria, Craig E. (Leslie) Cann of Grove City, Ohio, Danny (Raylette) Stephens, Shawn Stephens, both Elyria, DeErwin Brooks of Lorain; 15 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shunda Berry; and first wife, Barbara Lee Cann.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date by the family and the funeral home.
Arrangements entrusted to Carter Funeral Homes, Inc., 127 West Bridge Street, Elyria, (440) 322-7788