PITTSTON — Andrea Shanaman, of Pittston, passed away peacefully at her home on Nov. 12, 2013, after a brief illness.
She was a daughter of Barbara Howard Ellard of Plymouth. A graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School, Andrea worked as a secretary in Wilkes-Barre for several years.
In her spare time, Andrea loved taking long walks, listening and dancing to music and talking about her one-year old grandson, Lucas.
She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Barbara Long; and brother, Andy Ellard.
Surviving are a son, Paul Shanaman, his wife, Jennifer, and their son, Lucas, Charleston, S.C.; sisters, Ellen Kranson, Kansas City, Mo., Melissa Katz, Alden, Amy Ellard, Florida, and Tracey Simms, Plymouth; brothers, Eric and James Ellard, Plymouth; and several nieces and nephews.
She was a kind, warmhearted person who will be greatly missed by her family, friends and her companion of six years, Nick Tomasetti.
A private viewing was held.