April 20, 1936 to June 16, 2010
is to announce the untimely passing of our father,
husband, and grandfather, John Wea Shannon.
He died on June 16, 2010 at about 12:45 PM,
at the Roger Williams Medical Center in Providence,
Rhode Island, United States of America. He was
74 years old.
John Wea Shannon worked for the Liberian Government
in various capacities, including Senior Budget
Bureau Analyst in Monrovia and Assistant Chief
Accountant at the Liberia Sugar Company in Harper,
Maryland County. He also worked as a school
teacher in at the All Hollows School High School
in San Francisco, and in the Mount Diablo School
District in the San Francisco Bay Area in California.
He is survived by his wife Clarice Masonah Shannon,
seven children, 15 grand children and a host
of other relatives and friends.
surviving children include his eldest son, Charles
Hne Shannon, Dwede Shannon, Harriet Gbeodor
Shannon, Waade Amy Shannon-Zonen, John W. Shannon,
Jr., Mona Mitchell, Agatha Langford, Barbes
Dawodo, Pete Cooper.
W. Shannon is also survived by some very close
friends and relatives, including Nowai Gorlorwulu,
Annie Wilson-Blay, Abraham Kla Wilson, Agnes
Wilson, and Arthur Perry.
Wake-keeping Service will be held on
July 1, 2010 at the Church of the Holy Name
of Jesus, in North Providence, Rhode Island,
starting 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Shortly thereafter,
the body will be flown to the Good Shepherd
Funeral Home in Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia.
Shannon family is planning the following events
in North Providence, Rhode Island, and in Monrovia
North Providence, Rhode Island:
July 1, 2010 - Wake Keeping at the Church
of the Holy Name of Jesus
Time: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Directions: From: I-95 toward Pawtucket
Take Exit 24 (Branch Avenue)
Keep left at the fork to go on Branch Avenue
Branch Avenue becomes Cypress Street
Turn Right on Cypress Street
Right on Camp Street
Now find 99 Camp Street (on the left)
From Logan Airport, Boston
1. Head North, Turn left toward Hotel Drive
2. Continue straight, then Right at Harborside
3. Right on Jeffries (Toll Road)
4. Take Ramp onto I-90 West5. Take EXIT 24 to
go to I-936. Continue and Merge onto I-93 South
(about 15 miles)7. Take EXIT 1 to Merge onto
I-95 South toward Providence, RI (about 31 miles)8.
Take EXIT 24 to merge onto Branch Avenue9. Continue
onto Cypress Street
10. Turn Right on CAMP STREET, Find 99 CAMP
STREET11. Destination will be on your Left
July 16, 2010 Wake Keeping & Funeral
Service at Our Lady of Lebanon Catholic Church
On Capitol Hill, Sinkor, Monrovia, Liberia.
Time: 10:00 AM