|Death: ||Sep. 1, 2010|
Barbara L. Shannon, a woman devoted to her family and friends, passed away at her home early Wednesday morning, September 1, 2010. She was 78 years old.
Barbara was born and raised in Charlestown, the daughter of the late George and Mary Olson. She graduated from Charlestown High School in 1949.
She married her husband Tom and they settled in Burlington in 1957 to raise their family. Barbara had worked part time at Sears and at Almy's for over 15 years, but would much more want to be remembered as a homemaker for her family. She was lovingly married to her husband for 56 years. They had five children, fifteen grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. She loved her family unconditionally and was the person they went to some for tender loving care. She was patient, committed to her family, and able to manage all their needs. Her home was filled with family pictures, memories, love and laughter. She made everyone feel special and always made the heroic effort to be present at all her children and grandchildren's competitions, sporting events, recitals, and life accomplishments, no matter where they lived.
Barbara was also a very good friend to her siblings and neighbors. She enjoyed going out to lunch, traveling, and sharing their company. She enjoyed exercising at the mall (shopping). Barbara's legacy will be that of her family.
Barbara was the beloved wife of 56 years of Thomas J. Shannon. She was the loving mother of Donna Smith and her husband Andrew, Stephen Shannon and his wife Nancy, Daniel Shannon and his wife Carolyn, Susan Newell and her husband Paul, and Robert Shannon and his wife Terry. She was the sister of Marie Gill and her husband Andy, Rita Butler and her late husband Bucky Butler. Sister-in-law of James and Theresa Shannon, Edward Delaney and his late wife Teresa Delaney. She was the loving grandmother of fourteen and great grandmother of four. Grandmother of the late Shannon Newell.
Created by: AngelWings
Record added: Sep 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58073954
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