Ira Fenwick Canton

We announce the passing of Ira Fenwick Canton on March 17, 2020 at his home. Ira was born on December 5, 1936 to the late Francisco F. Canton and Mary I. Thomas-Canton (deceased). He was preceded in death by his son, Earl.

He leaves to mourn his children to include Irvin, Wade, Alfred, Albert, Grace, Simone, Barbara, Eddie, Sandra, Troy, Delrease, Niels, Keiya, and Keito; brother, Alvin Canton; sisters, Ivanna Canton-Innis, Lillian R. Greaux, Mae Canton-Odlu, Harriett Canton & Clarice Canton-O’Connor; 34 grandchildren & 17 great grands; Special friends: Berecia Heyliger-Lewis, Victor “Totsie” Edwards, Bobby Burke, Adina Jones & Edwardo George. Ira was raised in the neighborhood of Savan and it was there he made his final rest peacefully.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, a memorial service will be held at a later date. Persons wishing to submit tributes should send them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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