Shannon Gregory Alan Shannon, age 50, of Gahanna, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Greg was born and raised in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, son of Phyllis Shannon and the late John Shannon. Greg graduated from Bowling Green University. He and his family are longtime members of St. Matthew the Apostle Catholic Church. Greg enjoyed music, hiking, camping and playing basketball, but most of all, Greg enjoyed spending time with his children. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 24 years, Gretchen Shannon; daughters, Megan, Kelly and Molly Shannon; mother, Phyllis Shannon; sister, Beth (Scott) Sheffer; nephews, Graham and Duncan; and many other extended family members and dear friends. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 14, 2013 at St. Matthew the Apostle Catholic Church, 807 Havens Corners Rd., Gahanna, where family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until time of service. Father Theodore K. Sill, Celebrant. Memorial donations may be made to St. Francis DeSales High School or Gahanna Lincoln School Athletics. To share memories or condolences, please visit www.schoedinger.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Sept. 14, 2013