Dorothy M. Shannon

Dorothy M. Shannon

DOVER – Dorothy M. (Mohr) Shannon, 95, of Dover, formerly of Baltimore, passed away Tuesday, August 14, 2018, at Normandie Ridge Nursing Home in York, PA. She was the wife of the late David R. Shannon, Sr.

Mrs. Shannon was born June 14, 1923, in Baltimore and was the daughter of the late George and Philippina (Voelker) Mohr.

She graduated from Eastern High School in Baltimore, MD., in 1941. She worked for the Bendix Raido for 32 years before retiring in 1983. She was a Coast Guard Reserves Patrol Officer and patrolled the Harbor and Bay in Baltimore. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Mount Wolf, PA.

Mrs. Shannon is survived by her son, David R. Shannon, Jr. and his wife, Karen of Manchester, PA; one grandson, and two great granddaughters. Mrs. Shannon was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Sherry Shannon and her brother, George Mohr, Jr.

Her funeral service will begin at 10:30 AM, Monday, August 20, 2018, at St. John Lutheran Church, 34 North Third Street, Mount Wolf, PA. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 AM, Monday, at the church. Burial will be Private in Garden of Faith Memorial Gardens in Baltimore. Officiating at the service will be her pastor The Reverend Jason Northridge. Arrangements have been entrusted to The Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Mount Wolf.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Shriners Childrens Hospital, 3551 N. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19140 or to St. John Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 718, Mount Wolf, PA. 17347.

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  1. During my last visit with Dorothy, we had good conversation and laughter. She always had such interesting stories to tell me about living in Baltimore, her job and most importantly, her family. What a special and fun person to talk with. I will miss her. Dave and Karen, job well done regarding your care for her. And I hope they have chocolates in heaven! Stan and I send our love and condolence to you and your family.

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