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 10, 2010
    Sandra Rhodes says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. What a beautiful lady she was. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you. What a joyous reunion you'll have when you meet again. God bless you all.

  • February 09, 2010
    Joan Fitzgerald says:
    I will never forget you Neva;you will live in my heart forever. Joan

  • February 09, 2010
    Isabel & Danyce Dicks says:
    Praying that you will be surrounded by God's comforting love and filled with the peace that only He can give. Treasure the sweet and precious memories that you have have!

  • February 09, 2010
    Dorothy Rackley says:
    Dr Leone& Michael I am so very sorry for your loss.Please know that you will be remembered in my thoughts at this very sad time. Your Patient, Dorothy Rackley

  • February 09, 2010
    Karen Hoag says:
    She is free from pain and where the sun is always shining!! My thoughts are prayers are with all friends & family.