John "Jack" Shannon Sr., 90, of E. Syracuse passed away peacefully on Tuesday. Born in Oswego NY the son of Phillip Shannon and Florence Martell. He graduated from Oswego High School and Coyne Electrical School, Chicago, ILL. Jack lived in Fremont for over 60 years. Retired from Western Electric in 1983 after 31 years of service. He was an Army Air Force Veteran of WWII and served in Africa and Europe. He was predeceased by his wife of 54 years Theresa in 2006 and a son Patrick in 1964. Jack was a charter member of Arrowhead Golf Course and Past President of the Arrowhead Golf Association, a member of the Telephone Pioneers, VFW Post 9596 and the Fayetteville Seniors Citizens. Jack was a fifty year member and Past President of the Fremont Lions Club. He was a communicant of St. Matthews Church. He enjoyed going to the children's and grandchildren's sporting events and theme parks in the summers. Also he enjoyed Golf, Bowling,Cards and Casino trips.
Jack is survived by three sons Jack (Debbie), Michael, David (Christine) Shannon, a daughter Terri (Jim) Brewster, all of E. Syracuse, six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial Monday at 10:30am in St. Matthews Church, E. Syracuse. Entombment in St. Mary's Mausoleum, Dewitt. Calling hours are Monday 9:00am - 10:30am in the Church.
Contributions to the Alzheimer's Association 441 W. Kirkpatrick St. Syracuse 13204.
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