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Victor M. Shannon

April 27, 1942

November 3, 2014

Victor M. Shannon died November 3, 2014 at his home in Reno, NV. He was born April 27, 1942 in San Francisco, CA and spent 31 years in the San Francisco Fire Department, retiring as an Assistant Chief in 1998. He and his wife Karen, raised their family in Pacifica, CA.

After retirement, Vic and Karen moved to Truckee, CA to enjoy his love of nature and outdoor activities including skiing and hiking. He spent the last 11 years of his life in Reno, NV, where he lived contentedly with his wife and amongst friends.

Vic is survived by his wife Karen Shannon, his three children Sherry Shannon of San Francisco, CA, Cathy Connors of Folsom, CA, Richard Shannon of Burlingame, CA and his five grandchildren Lauren, Monica, Nicholas, Jesse and Savanna.

He is also survived by his two sisters, Kay Dietz and Colleen Soracco and two brothers, Brian Shannon and Patrick Shannon.

The family thanks St. Mary's Hospice for their wonderful staff and support.

We are having an open house to celebrate Vic's life in January 2015. Please contact family for details.

Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Nov. 6, 2014
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