Daniel Patrick Shannon, Jr.
Daniel Patrick Shannon, Jr.

September 25, 1930 - November 3, 2017
Born in New York City, NY
Resided in Cincinnati, OH

Obituary

Daniel Patrick Shannon Jr. left this world surrounded by his wife and loving family with his rosary in his hand. He was born in New York City on September 25, 1930 to Dan (Sr.) and Margaret (Roach) Shannon. He had one sister, Margaret. He attended both Fordham Prep and Fordham University, majoring in Chemistry. After college, Dan served as a Lieutenant in the US Army. He met and married Pat (Carew) Shannon in 1953, his loving wife of 64 years, and together, they raised 8 children.

Dan began a career with Union Carbide Chemical Company in 1953 that lasted until retirement. With his hard work, he earned many transfers and promotions to the major cities of the country. He earned his MBA from Xavier University. He retired from Union Carbide in 1992 as District Manager. Post retirement, he and his friends from his "Camelot" group of good, honorable men stayed together for years.

A true gentleman and devout Catholic, Dan was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a weekly participant in Eucharist Adoration at Saint Gertrude's Church. Dan was an avid reader and conversant on a variety of topics. He tutored many of his grandchildren in math and chemistry. He was generous, donating to a variety of Catholic organizations. Dan and Pat belonged to Makatewah Country Club where they enjoyed golf, bowling and fine dining.

Dan leaves behind his wife, Pat, his children Trisha (Ted) Leugers, Dan (Lily), Jean, Gerald (Heidi), Kevin (Lori), Brian (Terri), Kate (Andy) Czupik, and Mary Beth, his 26 grandchildren and his7 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 11:30AM – 12:45PM on Wednesday November 8 at St. Gertrude Parish Center, Madeira, Ohio, following which, a celebratory Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 1 PM.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Diabetes Association.

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Services

Visitation
St. Gertrude Church Parish Center
7630 Shawnee Run Road
Cincinnati, OH US 45243
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Gertrude Church
7630 Shawnee Run Road
Cincinnati, OH US 45243
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
1:00 PM
Cemetery
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
11000 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH US 45249
Section: 28
Lot: Crypt
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Charities

American Diabetes Association
644 Linn Street
Cincinnati, OH US 45203