June Marie Cannon McDevitt


June Marie Cannon McDevitt

June Marie Cannon McDevitt, age 88, a resident of Los Lunas, passed away on March 5, 2023.

Services took place on Thursday, March 9, at San Clemente Catholic Church in Los Lunas, and interment followed at Sunset Memorial Park in Albuquerque, where she was laid to rest with her loving husband, Richard McDevitt.

She is preceded in death by her husband; parents, June K. and Marie E. Kelly Cannon; grandmother, Gussie Hunt; brother-in-law, John B. Marcy; son-in-law, Dominico A. Orlando; and many beloved family and friends.

June is survived by her children, Jane Davis, Theresa Orlando, Patrice Sanchez, Michele Kelly, Susanne Stephenson (Terry) and Richard McDevitt Jr.; grandchildren, April Pappas (Jim), Alessandro Orlando (Allison), Angelo Orlando, Erica DeSmet (Michael), Robert Sanchez (Shaile), Sarah Sievers (Tom), Aimee Kelly, Marie Kelly, Kimberly Stephenson, Megan and Samantha McDevitt; great-grandchildren, Jakob and Thomas Pappas, Hannah Carson, Dominico and Antonio Orlando, and Landon and Logan DeSmet; sister, Jane Marcy; nephew, Jack B. Marcy II (Lisa); niece, Karyn Landmesser (Tim); and many other great nephews and nieces, cousins and friends, whom loved her dearly.

She was a strong woman with a steadfast faith in the Lord. June was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.

She was from Muskogee, Okla., and met the love of her life in 1955 at the Hi-D-Ho Drive Inn in Lubbock, Texas. After a whirlwind romance, they married and enjoyed 52 years of happiness by each other’s side and are now reunited in Heaven.

June enjoyed the busy life of an Air Force family, traveling, raising six kids, moving to Germany, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Texas and, finally, to New Mexico, where she resided since 1971.

She was a former employee of US West and retired in 1995, then devoted her life to her family. Anyone who met June knew she was a kind, generous and loving person.

June always had a Dr. Pepper in her hand, and knew how to enjoy life with her quick wit, love of classic country music and dancing. She will remain forever in the hearts of many.

Please sign June’s online tribute at romerofuneralhomenm.com. Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.

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