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Terrence J. Shannon, Sr. | 89

September 1, 1931 - December 24, 2020

Terrence J. Shannon, Sr., 89, of 415 Walnut Street, St. Marys, passed away on Thursday, December 24, 2020, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

He was born September 1, 1931, in Caledonia, son of the late Francis and Lena Antonelli Shannon.  He was a lifelong resident of the area and graduated from the Horton Township Schools.  He was a member of the Queen of the World Church.

On August 25, 1956, in the St. Boniface Church, Terrence married Romaine M. Copella, who preceded him in death on February 19, 2011.

Terrence loved and supported his family, he is survived by his daughters: Deborah Schatz (Albert) of St. Marys, Susan Bobenrieth (Donald “Flip”) of St. Marys, and Sonia Scutella (Paul) of St. Marys; his sons: Terrence J. Shannon, Jr. (Kathy) of St. Marys, David A. Shannon of Kersey, and Michael J. Shannon (Shannon) of St. Marys; by ten grandchildren: Jake Shannon, Hannah Schatz, Zach Schatz, Mitchell Shannon, Garrett Shannon, Logan Bobenrieth, Robbie Bobenrieth, Ben Scutella, Bryce Shannon, and Adam Bobenreith; by three step-grandchildren: Amberlin Hansen, Tylor Hansen, and Trevor Hansen; and by his sister-in-law, Sally Shannon of Brockway.

In addition to his wife and parents, Terrence was preceded in death by a son, Francis; his step-father, Alphonse Facchine; and by his brother, Dennis Shannon.  He is last remaining member of his immediate family.

Family was most important to Terrence, he will be missed.

A private service and committal will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date.

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Community Nurses, Inc., Hospice, 757 Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200, St. Marys, PA  15857.




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  1. I am so sorry for the loss to your family and hope you find the comfort you will need in the arms of family and good friends as you continue your journey with his memories. Our thoughts and Prayers will continue to be with you all.
    Love, Mike, Gerri, Kevin and Jenna Ireland

  2. So sorry for your loss.
    All our sympathy.

  3. So sorry for your loss. He and his family were always good neighbors. Miss him!

  4. Susie, Terry, and Family-We would like to express our deepest sympathy to your entire family at the loss of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Mike and Lynn Herzing

  5. Deb, Hannah, and family,
    I’m so very sorry for your loss. Sending my most sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers.
    God bless,
    Angie Walter

  6. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
    With deepest sympathy,
    Denise, Dustin, Kiley, & Brina

  7. His Smile was Huge, Only to Be outdone by HIs Pride! That Pride came from his family, and how proud he was of every one of his children. Every time I would see Your Dad at Sheetz we would chat, and he was always telling me about 1 of this children and their accomplishments. May His Smile Live On in Your Thoughts and may the Peace of the Holidays bring You All Warmth and Comfort planted by this kindness.

    Stephanie and John Feldbauer

  8. Extending our most heartfelt sympathies to each of you. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
    God Bless,
    Dave and Susie Weinzierl

  9. I am so, very, sorry, for your loss. You all have my deepest sympathies. I remember Terry, with a nice smile, whenever, I would see him

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