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John Shannon


1941 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
John Shannon Obituary
JOHN PATRICK SHANNON John Patrick Shannon passed away Wednesday, August 30th peacefully at home surrounded by family after a long battle with cancer. He was born August 1, 1941 and grew up in Keddie, California graduating from Quincy High School in 1960. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Janet Clarke Shannon, his two children John F. Shannon and Erin Shannon Miller, his sister Wesley Hockenson and brother Tom Shannon, both of Reno, Nevada, and 3 grandchildren. He was a long-time member of the Knights of Columbus, the Elks Lodge, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles' Aerie 218. John was a proud union member since 1965, working as a meat cutter and a part of the UFCW 8. Most of his 37 years working as a butcher was for Lucky Stores. He was an active Central Labor Council (CLC) member, serving most recently as its Vice President. John enjoyed contributing his time and expertise to the CLC and UFCW, using his knowledge of local and federal labor laws to help fellow union members and fight for worker's rights and local businesses in the Chico area. John will be greatly missed by his family and friends. His family has asked that contributions should be made to a under his name in lieu of flowers.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Sept. 6, 2017
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