BARBERTON -- Frederick E. Shannon, 86, passed away September 24, 2013 at Summa Barberton Hospital.
Fred was born in Barberton where he was a life long resident and retired from Munroe Contracting. He was a member of Laborers Local 894 and Coventry/Akron Masonic Lodge 83. Fred was also a proud Marine Corps Veteran having served during World War II
Preceded in death by wife, Janet C.; parents, Dean and Hazel; brothers, Dean Jr. and Paul; sisters, Eilean "Peg" and Hazel "Tootie"; and special friend, Betty Newberry; survivors include his daughters, Patricia McConnell of Doylestown, Janice (Steve) Stanisa of Chesterland, Gail (Steve) Norfolk of North Canton, Maureen Shannon of Barberton and Kelly (Mike) Kovalchin of Akron; grandchildren, Michael, Shane, Jennifer, Casey, Corey, Matthew, Patrick, Nicole, Rachael, Brandon, Maria, Sarah and Rebecca; and great-grandson, Peyton.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, September 30, 2013 at the SILVA-HOSTETLER FUNERAL HOME, 1199 Wooster Rd. West, Barberton. Rev. Fleary Spurlock officiating. Interment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Calling Hours Sunday, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Akron Blind Center, 325 East Market St., Akron, OH 44304. 330-825-8700