Cindy Shannon
Cindy Shannon

Obituary of Cindy J. Shannon

Please share a memory of Cindy to include in a keepsake book for family and friends.
Cynthia “Cindy” Jean Shannon, 67, of Nanticoke, passed on Thursday, March 21, 2024, while in the expert care of the Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, ICU Unit, Wilkes-Barre. Cindy’s loving family was with her as she left for her eternal life in her Lord’s kingdom. Born in Pittsburgh on September 10, 1956, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Florence Welsby Jones. Cindy grew up in the suburbs of the city and attended local schools. She was a graduate of the Baldwin High School, class of 1974. She continued her education at the Allegheny Community College where she attained an associate degree in computer science. On March 5, 1977, Cindy married the love of her life Ed Shannon. The newlyweds started their family in Whitehall, PA, where they raised two children: Jason and Heather. A short time later the family moved to Elizabeth, PA, and in 1990 they relocated to the Nanticoke area where they reside today. During these years, Cindy worked for First Peoples Bank that through mergers became Wells Fargo Bank. Cindy started as a bank teller and after a thirty-year career in banking she retired as the service manager in 2016. Over her lifetime, Cindy enjoyed going camping or “glamping” as she called it with her family to Lewisburg and other camping areas throughout our state. She was an animal lover and cared for anything with four paws. At her core she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother to her grandchildren, and mom to her fur babies. She was a devout member of the First United Methodist Church of Nanticoke. Cindy is now joins in heaven her parents Arthur and Florence. Surviving to mourn her homegoing are her loving husband of forty-seven years, Ed, at home; daughter Heather Shannon and her partner Tim Himlin, Kingston; son Jason and his wife Danielle, Larksville; step grandchildren Jake and Derek Davis, Larksville; sister Joyce Dickinson and her husband Tim, Prescott, Arizona; brother-in- law Glenn and his partner Cindy, Pittsburgh; nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews, and her fur babies Mr. Beans; Buddy, Shady, and Ruby. The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses of the Geisinger Wyoming Valley ICU Unit for their expert care and compassion shown to Cindy and her family in her waning hours. At this time the family is in the process of arranging a memorial service to be announced in the near future. For those that would like to honor Cindy’s life, memorial donations may be given in her memory to Blue Chip Animal Refuge 974 Lockville Road, Dallas, PA, 18612, or to the SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 East Main Street, Plains, Pa, 18702.
To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Cindy Shannon, please visit our Tree Store
A Memorial Tree was planted for Cindy
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Yanaitis Funeral Home, Inc.
Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Online Event
About this Event
Cindy Shannon

In Loving Memory

Cindy Shannon

1956 - 2024

Look inside to read what others have shared
Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in this book.
Services for Cindy Shannon
There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by planting a tree in memory of Cindy Shannon.
Plant a tree in memory of Cindy
Share Your Memory of