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Thomas D. Shannahan, Jr.

February 25, 1930 September 1, 2017
Thomas D. Shannahan, Jr.
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Obituary for Thomas D. Shannahan, Jr.

Thomas D. Shannahan, Jr., 87 years, of Bethlehem died September 1st, 2017 at his residence in Kirkland Village. He was the husband of Anita C. (Calkins) Shannahan of Kirkland Village and they celebrated 61 years of marriage together this past March. Born in Bethlehem, he was the son of the late Thomas D. Sr. and Mary (McKee) Shannahan.

Thomas was a member of the 1st Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem where he served as a former Deacon and Trustee. Thomas graduated from Lehigh University in 1953. He worked for over 28 years in the Transportation Department of the Bethlehem Steel Company before retiring in 1982. Thomas served in the Army during the Korean War where he was stationed in Panama from 1953-1955. Thomas also volunteered at the Lehigh University alumni office and for the Northampton County Meals on Wheels for many years.

Surviving along with his wife Anita are his children, son Thomas D. III and wife Cheryl; daughter Carol Anita Shannahan; grandson Ryan Thomas Shannahan; sister Molly Taylor and husband Peter; and nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 11:30 am Friday, September 8th, 2017 at the 1st Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem, 2344 Center St, Bethlehem, PA 18017. There will be a calling period from 11-11:30am Friday at the church with a reception in Fellowship Hall following the service.Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, or Meals on Wheels of Northampton County, 4240 Fritch Dr, Bethlehem, PA 18020.

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Visitation

Friday

8

Sep

11:00 AM 9/8/2017 11:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 9/8/2017 11:30:00 AM
1st Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem

2344 Center Street
Bethlehem, pa 18017

1st Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem
2344 Center Street Bethlehem 18017 pa
United States

Service

Friday

8

Sep

11:30 AM 9/8/2017 11:30:00 AM
1st Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem

2344 Center Street
Bethlehem, pa 18017

1st Presbyterian Church of Bethlehem
2344 Center Street Bethlehem 18017 pa
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fairview Cemetery Final Resting Place

Lehigh Street
Whitehall, PA 18052

Lehigh Street Whitehall 18052 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Northampton County Meals on Wheels

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