Pearl Shannon

Obituary of Pearl E. Shannon

Mrs. Pearl E. Shannon, age 94, of Gloversville, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at Fulton Center, Gloversville.
She was born February 25, 1928 in the Town of Northampton, the daughter of the late Floyd and Minnie (Ross) Wilson. She was employed at St. Thomas Inc. for many years until her retirement. She loved the ocean and traveling to Maine several times a year. 
Pearl is survived by eight children, Melvin Shannon, Jr, Carol Danforth, Nancy Bovee, Barbara Gardner, Sharon Young (Gene), Janet Piper (Paul), Sheila Fetrow (Edward) and Patricia Myers; two sisters, Ruth Schrader and Rita VanAvery; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews. 
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Melvin Shannon; siblings George Wilson, Douglas Wilson, Cola Wilson, Galdys Wilson, Bernice Clark, Martha Crowter, Jennie Tanner and Glen Wilson.
A private graveside service will take place at the convenience of the family at King Northampton Cemetery under the direction of Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.
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