Vincent P. Canney of Arlington, VA, formerly of Chestnut Hill, passed away on January 24, 2014 at the age of 71. He is survived by his longtime friend and loving wife, Ellen E. Voss, his brother Jack Canney (Mary Ellen), family, and friends. He received an Electrical Engineering degree from Drexel Institute of Technology in 1965 and a Law Degree from The Catholic University of America respectively, and was a member of the D.C. bar. His career began in June, 1965 as a patent examiner with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. He retired in April, 2002. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Arlington, VA on February 12, 2014. A second Mass will be held at Our Mother of Consolation Church in Chestnut Hill on Saturday March 15, 2014 at 10:30 AM with burial at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Philadelphia, Pa. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fisher House Foundation, Inc., or a charity of your choice.

Jacob F. Ruth Funeral Home