Jo-Ann Shaughnessy

Shaughnessy, Jo-Ann SCHENECTADY Jo-Ann Shaughnessy, 61, of Nott Street died on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at the Joan Nicole Prince Home in Scotia after a long illness. She was born on September 19, 1951 in Troy and is the daughter of Earl Hebert of Troy and the late Joan McAvoy Hebert. She was a graduate of Catholic Central High School and had retired from SUNY Albany where she had been a secretary and had also worked for various agencies with New York state for more than 20 years. Jo-Ann had a love for dancing and enjoyed going to the racino in Saratoga. She enjoyed taking rides with her family in the countryside. Jo-Ann also had a special place in her heart for her canine companions, Frisbee and Sugar. She is the beloved wife of William M. Shaughnessy whom she married on June 26, 1988. She is the devoted mother of Tyler David Shaughnessy of Schenectady; sister of Earl Hebert of Wellington, Fla.; and also survived by several nieces and nephews. Funeral will be held Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 11 a.m. in the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Route 9, Clifton Park. Calling hours will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery, Troy. Memorial contributions may be made to the , PO Box 13535, Albany, NY 12212-3535 Arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Route 9, Clifton Park.

Funeral Home

Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home
1550 Route 9 Clifton Park, NY 12065
(518) 371-5454

Published in Albany Times Union on Dec. 31, 2012