BRIMFIELD TWP. - Carol J. Shannon, 70, died February 11, 2013.
Born in Pittsburgh, PA, she had lived in Stow for many years prior to moving to Brimfield Twp. in 1990, and had been employed as an LPN with Akron Children's Hospital for 21 years, retiring in 1994. Carol's life revolved around her family, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed.
Preceded in death by her husbands, David Dorsett in 1966, Louis Shannon and sister, Colleen McNamara, she is survived by daughters, Jackie (George) Derbfuss, Joanne (Mike) Hartley and Joyce Shannon; grandchildren, Hilliary (Mike) Bennett, Lindsay (B.J.) Klodt, Mallory, Aubrey and Ian Derbfuss, J.J. and James Zingale; great-grandchildren, Jayce Bennett and Frankie Klodt, sister, Patty McNamara, best friend of 42 years, Barb Bestvina and family and former son-in-law, John Zingale.
Friends are invited to Redmon Funeral Home for visitation Friday from 4 to 7 PM. Mass of the Christian Burial will be held Saturday 10 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church with Father Ed Holland officiating. Burial Stow Cemetery. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to Akron Children's Hospital, 1 Perkins Square, Akron 44308.
(REDMON, STOW 330-688-6631, RC 2-14-13)
Jackie and family,
I am so saddened to hear of your Mother's passing. We were friends in high school and kept in touch occasionally throughout the years. In fact, Jackie, I am your godmother.
I hope that memories of your Mom will help you through this difficult time.