John E. Shannon

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Shannon, John E , (Jack) of West Quincy passed away on September 13,2013 surrounded by his loving family. Devoted husband of the late Barbara A. (O’Leary) Shannon. Longtime loving companion of the wonderful Barbara Campbell. Beloved son of the late Charles and Catherine (Curley) Shannon. Loving father of Marilyn (Shannon) Green and her husband John of Quincy. Andrew C. and his wife Sally of Milton, and Dennis O. Shannon and his wife Tammy of Braintree. John was the last surviving sibling of 11 brothers and sisters. Cherished grandfather of John, Daniel, Elizabeth, Andrew, Abigail, Alison and Emma. Graduate of Boston College Class of 1958. Jack incorporated his love of cooking and food by founding JN Kidds Specialty Food Distributors in 1990. Proud veteran of the United States Army. John was a former member of the Board of Directors of Quincy Youth Hockey League. He loved to travel but most of all he loved his family and spending time with them in Derry,  New Hampshire.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road, Saturday September 21,2013 at 10:30 AM. Cremation to follow. Relatives and friends respectfully invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, Friday 4 PM to 8 PM. Donations in John’s memory may be made to VNA Hospice Care 100 Trade Center, Suite 6-500 Woburn,Ma 01801 or