Neva Canning Goldammer

February 7, 2010
Neva Canning Goldammer

Neva Canning Goldammer, 71, also known as Meme, passed away February 7, 2010 at home.

She was born in Chicago, Illinois and was the daughter of the late Walter and Luda Bong of Miami, Florida.

Neva is survived by her husband, Robert Goldammer, children; Michael Canning, Jr. and spouse, Rebecca, Kathleen Leone and spouse, Michael, David Canning, and Lawrence Canning. Grandchildren; Siena, Niccolo, Marino and Venezia Leone, Aurelio Aceveda, and Grace and Michael Canning. Neva is also survived by special friends; Marjorie Abrams, Dorie Stein, Maureen Fineman and Michael Bonner.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10, 2010 at Wilmington Burial & Cremation Service, 1535 S. 41st Street.

Neva graduated from Georgetown University School of Nursing with a BS degree in Nursing. She later graduated from the University of Maryland with a Master’s Degree in Nursing Education. She worked for many years as an ICU/CCU RN as well as a Nurse Educator. After retirement, she moved to Wilmington.

To those who knew her, Neva was an exceptional and spirited woman, always concerned about others. She was a wonderful Mother, Grandmother, friend and companion. She will be greatly missed by her family and all who were lucky enough to know her.

FOR YESTERDAY IS BUT A DREAM AND TOMORROW IS ONLY A VISION.
BUT TODAY WELL LIVED MAKES YESTERDAY A DREAM OF HAPPINESS AND EVERY TOMORROW A VISION OF HOPE.

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Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • February 09, 2010
    Kim and Bill Loughren says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with family at this time. Love, The Loughrens

  • February 10, 2010
    Sandra Rhodes says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. What a beautiful lady she was. Please know you're in my thoughts and prayers. God bless you all.

  • February 10, 2010
    Chris Rouse says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, The Rouse's

  • February 10, 2010
    Linda Baum says:
    When I was down you surrounded me with roses and love. Your gentle touch was always so warm and loving. Your spirit will live on as an angel up above.

  • February 10, 2010
    Nancy Mitchell says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. Please take comfort in knowing that she is in a better place and will always be in your hearts.