Born in Stamford on February 10, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Axel and Hannah Larson.
She had also lived in Newport, R.I. and Alton, N.H.
She was an administrative secretary for the Town of Trumbull, Trumbull Board of Education, and Proctor & Gamble.
Her love for writing children’s stories led to one of her stories being published in the Chicken Soup Series. That story is currently being used in a national testing program.
In addition to her beloved husband, she is survived by her three sons, Dr. Gary Canner of Wyomissing, PA, Attorney Glen Canner of Greenwich, and Wayne Canner of Windemere, FL, five grandchildren, Charles, James, Mark, John and Emily; a brother, Paul Larson of Greenwich; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services took place on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at Nichols United Methodist Church, 35 Shelton Rd., Trumbull. Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull, handled arrangements.