Suffolk police mourn loss of chaplain

Posted: Updated:
WOODBURY -

The Suffolk County Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its chaplains.

News 12 has learned that Father Hugh Cannon passed away Monday at the age of 78. 

There is no word on the cause of death, but Father Cannon reportedly suffered a fall just days prior.
 
He was ordained in 1966 and served in parishes across Long Island. 

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."