Valerie Cannassa Elliott, 27, of Wilmington formerly of Pittsburgh, PA passed away Thursday, September 4, 2008 at her home after a courageous 3 year battle with Lymphoma surrounded by her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather George Polliard, grandparents Ruth and Herman Cannassa , grandfather Thomas Edward Elliott, aunts Patricia Cannassa and Mary Jane Sunderlin and uncle Lon Sunderlin.
Valerie is survived by her husband Kirk Elliott, parents Patrick and Jean Cannassa, sister Monica Roseski and husband Tom, grandmother Florence Ruth Polliard, father and mother in law Danny and Karen Elliott, grandparents Jim and Ardis Bell, brother in law Kevin Elliott and canine companions Sahara and Lilly.
She was a 2003 graduate of UNCW with a degree in elementary education. Valerie had a vision for interior design and decorating and freely shared her vision with friends and family.
Family will receive friends from 1:30 PM until service time at 2:30 PM on Sunday, September 7, 2008 at Oak Grove Presbyterian Church, 3736 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28412.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Valerie Cannassa Elliott Memorial Fund c/o Wachovia Bank.
Online condolences may be sent to www.wilmingtonburialandcremation.com
Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099