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Norbert Gannon
In Memory of

Norbert O. Gannon

1932 - 2017

Obituary of Norbert Gannon


On Thursday, August 10, 2017, of Regent Square. Beloved husband of 60 years to Joan Alfieri Gannon; loving father of Mary Lee (Gannon) von Waldow and her husband, Arnie of O'Hara, Norbert O. Gannon and his wife, Sally, of Falls Church, VA; dear grampy of Maria, Brianna, Andrea, Max, Kyle, and Kerri; brother of Nancy and Kathleen. Dr. Gannon was a well known dentist in Regent Square for 49 years. Norbert served in the Navy for nine years, was a graduate of Erie Prep High, Georgetown University, and University of Pittsburgh School of Dentistry, Past President of Odontological Society of Pittsburgh, Chairman of Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry, appointed by the Governor, he was a lector, usher and finance committee member of St. Paul's Cathedral, Recipient of the Dr. Albert R. Pechan Award of Excellence for Outstanding Contributions to Dentistry, Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, Chairman of the Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners appointed by the governor, recipient of the Pennsylvania Dental Association Presidential Citation for Outstanding Contributions and Dedicated Service to the public and profession of dentistry. Former faculty at University of Pittsburgh Dental School. Friends received 2-5 p.m. Sunday Only at the THOMAS L. NIED FUNERAL HOME, INC., 7441 Washington Street Swissvale. Mass of Christian Burial in the St. Paul Cathedral on Monday morning at 10 a.m. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT THE CHURCH.  Memorial contributions may be directed to the St. Paul Cathedral 108 N Dithridge St.,Pittsburgh, PA 15213