Obituary of Warren "Ike" Shannon
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Warren “Ike” Shannon 89 of East Haven passed peacefully on March 4, 2022 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in West Haven. He was born to James and Edith (Benham) Shannon in Lincoln Park Michigan on January 31, 1933. Survived by his six children, Denise Shannon of Wallingford, Bonnie Henson, Margaret Harding, Yvonne Shannon, Joseph Shannon and partner Donna Cretella of East Haven and Mary Jo Greco of New Haven. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, two brother-in-law’s, Francis Ramos and Michael Ramos as well as many nieces and nephews. Warren was predeceased by his parents, wife, Rita (Ramos) Shannon and five siblings. Known by his friends as Ike, Mr. Shannon enlisted in the US Navy at the age of 17. He spent most of his 20 years of service stationed stateside until his retirement achieving the rank of Senior Chief. After his Navy career he worked at Bilco Doors and Technical Career Institute where he both taught and supervised the welding curriculum. In his spare time, he enjoyed his family, fishing, playing poker, bowling, reading, on-line shopping and listening to music. He also dabbled in horse racing and even co-owned a racehorse for a brief time. Upon his retirement he enjoyed traveling with his dog around the US. He especially enjoyed trips to Michigan to visit his boyhood home and relatives. Family and friends are invited to meet and attend a graveside service with US Navy Military Honors on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 11 AM in East Lawn Cemetery, 58 River Street, East Haven. Funeral services are under the care of the Clancy-Palumbo Funeral Home (Clancy Funeral Home), 43 Kirkham Ave, East Haven. A special ‘THANK YOU” to the doctors, nurses and staff at the VA Hospital in West Haven for all their kind and compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Work Vessels for Vets, P.O. Box 215, West Mystic CT 06388 in memory of our father, Warren Shannon.
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Thursday, March 10, 2022
East Lawn Cemetery
East Haven , Connecticut, United States
Please go directly to East Lawn Cemetery and arrive prior to 11 A.M.
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