Sharon Lee Shannon, 66, of Albany, NY, died Friday (Feb. 3, 2018) at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, NY, following a brief illness.
She was born in Winchester, MA, on June 30, 1951, the daughter of Walter A. and Doris (Crocker) Berg. She was a graduate of Weymouth (MA) High School, Class of 1970. Sharon married Terry O. Shannon on June 25, 1988. Sharon held many jobs throughout her lifetime which included bartender, construction flagger, secretary and caterer and was a pastry chef at Woodbine Cottages in Sunapee, NH. She loved cooking, gardening, trivia, church and most of all her family. Sharon had been a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints since 1966.
Members of her family include her husband of 29 years, Terry O. Shannon, her children, John Martino and his wife, Lynn, Michael Martino and his wife, Jennifer, Jennifer Mason, Matthew Martino, Molly Mortensen and her husband Mark, Terry’s children whom she considered her own, Patrick Shannon, Dwayne Shannon and his partner, Richard Grant and, 15 grandchildren, two great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents, a sister, Barbara Libby, brothers, Walter Berg and Carl Berg, son in law, Rozwell Mason, Sr.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday (Feb. 10) at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Route 5 in Ascutney, VT. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery in Claremont, NH.
Friends may call at the church on Saturday morning from 10:00 am until the time of services.
The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, contributions be sent to Roy Funeral Home, PO Box 1187, Claremont, NH 03743 to help the family with expenses.
You are invited to share a memory of Sharon with the family or leave a message of condolence in the family guest book at www.royfuneralhome.com.
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