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SHANN, Derek T. Of Weston in North Falmouth, suddenly, February 22nd, age 35. Beloved son of Mary H. (Halligan) Shann and her husband Gregory P. Plunkett of Weston, and the late Robert A. Shann. Brother of Ryan P. Shann and his wife Karla of San Diego, CA, Kenneth P. Shann of North Falmouth. Uncle of Deklan, Braedan, and Violet Shann. Step son of Heather (McRae) Shann of North Falmouth. Nephew of John P. Halligan Jr. of Clifton Park, NY, Gregory M. Halligan of Worcester, Anne and Edwin Petrazzolo of Rochester, NY, and Joseph A. Halligan of Albany, NY. Derek was a graduate of Weston High School Class of 1995 and UMass Amherst. He coached the Falmouth 13 year old boys' team in the Kingston Basketball League. Funeral from the George F. Doherty & Sons Funeral Home, 477 Washington St., (Rte. 16) WELLESLEY, Wednesday at 10 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Julia Church, Weston Center, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 in the Funeral Home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made in Derek's memory to Falmouth Youth Basketball, POBOX 796, Falmouth MA 02540. For directions and guestbook, www.gfdoherty.com George F. Doherty & Sons Wellesley 781-235-4100

Published in The Boston Globe on Feb. 24, 2013
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