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Irene A. Shannon

April 5, 1928 December 22, 2018
Irene A. Shannon
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Obituary for Irene A. Shannon

Irene A. Shannon, 90, Sykesville, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018 at the DuBois Nursing Home.
Born April 5, 1928, in DuBois, she was the daughter of the late William C. and Esther (Kriner) Krach.
On December 7, 1965, she married Willis “Bud” Shannon in DuBois. He preceded her in death in August 1999.
Irene graduated from Brady Township High School. She worked for Ideal Products as an assembly worker and for Goodrich Tire Company. Irene enjoyed bowling, playing bingo, sewing, doing crossword puzzles, spending time with family, and taking walks with her friends. She was a member of St. Luke’s United Church of Christ in Luthersburg, where she was involved in church functions.
Irene is survived by two daughters, Brenda (Ed) Hendricks, Rockton, and Colleen Shannon, Sykesville; a stepson, Kevin Shannon, DuBois; five grandchildren, Jim Butson, Jennifer Butson, Jason Witherite, David Hendricks, and Grant Hendricks; eleven grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was the last member of her immediate family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a sister, Betty Williams, a brother, Donald Krach, a grandson, Eric Witherite, and a stepson, Ken Shannon.
Friends and family will be received Wednesday, December 26, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 10-11 a.m. at the Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc. A funeral service will be held Thursday following the visitation at 11 a.m. at the funeral chapel with Rev. Leon Blose officiating. Interment will be in St. Luke’s United Church of Christ Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 270 Walker Dr. Suite 201B, State College, PA 16801 or to The ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 37022, Boone, IA 50037-0022.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

26

Dec

2:00 PM 12/26/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 12/26/2018 4:00:00 PM
Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.

1312 Chestnut Ave.
DuBois, PA 15801

Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.
1312 Chestnut Ave. DuBois 15801 PA
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

26

Dec

6:00 PM 12/26/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/26/2018 8:00:00 PM
Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.

1312 Chestnut Ave.
DuBois, PA 15801

Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.
1312 Chestnut Ave. DuBois 15801 PA
United States

Visitation

Thursday

27

Dec

10:00 AM 12/27/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.

1312 Chestnut Ave.
DuBois, PA 15801

Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.
1312 Chestnut Ave. DuBois 15801 PA
United States

Service

Thursday

27

Dec

11:00 AM 12/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.

1312 Chestnut Ave.
DuBois, PA 15801

Adamson Funeral Chapel, Inc.
1312 Chestnut Ave. DuBois 15801 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Luke's United Church of Christ Final Resting Place

N/A
Luthersburg, PA 15848

N/A Luthersburg 15848 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

2595 Interstate Drive
Suite 100
Harrisburg, PA 17110

The ALS Association, Gift Processing Center

P.O. Box 37022
Boone, IA 50037-0022
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