Shannon Lynn Kishbaugh

Shannon Lynn Burke Kishbaugh, 37, of Shickshinny went to be with her Lord on Tuesday morning, Oct. 22, 2013, in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.

She was a devoted and loving mother, daughter and sister, who was full of life.

Shannon was born to Kevin and Linda Czuba Burke on Oct. 8, 1976 at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.

She was a 1995 graduate from Lake-Lehman High School and Luzerne Community College in 1997, earning a degree in business management.

She was currently employed by Ameritrade Financial in Nanticoke as a client concierge.

In addition to her parents, Shannon is survived by her boyfriend, Gavin Anderson; daughter, Kaylee Kishbaugh; her brothers, Kevin Burke Jr. and family, Harveys Lake; and William Burke and family, Huntington Mills; and sister, Lana Bennett and family, Hunlock Creek. She was also survived by her maternal grandparents, Francis and Cora Czuba, Plymouth; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her paternal grandparents, Catherine Burke and Gus Burke.

Friends and family are encouraged to attend a memorial visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home, Routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., Seventh Floor, New York, NY 10001.

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Published in Citizens' Voice on Oct. 24, 2013