Joseph H. Shannon

  • Born: September 8, 1953
  • Died: February 28, 2022
  • Location: Aldan, Pennsylvania

Kish Funeral Home

2811 West Chester Pike
Broomall, PA 19008

Tel. (610) 359-1111

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather


Joseph H. Shannon, age 68, of Aldan, PA, passed away on February 28, 2022.

Joe was a member of AOH Division 4 "Black Jack Kehoe" and passionate about Irish culture. He loved his family, especially his 10-month-old granddaughter, Brigid, who had a special place in his heart. He enjoyed listening to Irish music, watching golf, and taking long drives with his family. In his younger years, he played many sports and went by the nickname "Bombo" when he played softball at Finnegan Playground. His Southwest friends would know him as "Jaws".
Joe always talked fondly of his times working in the Acme warehouse and the shared comradery. He enjoyed meeting students from all over the world when driving for Drexel University and hearing about their traditions. Joe always knew someone wherever he went and found connections with the people he met.

Son of the late Anne Marie and Horace Shannon.

Survived by his wife Margaret "Marge" (nee Partrick); his daughter Theresa Crowley (Matthew), his granddaughter
Brigid Shannon Crowley; his brother Bernard (Linda) Shannon, and sisters Frances O'Hara (the late William), Betsy Shannon, and Anne Marie McKinney (James); also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to his Visitation on Wednesday, March 9th from 9:30AM-10:45AM with his Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 AM
(ALL IN CHURCH). St. Joseph's Church 500 Woodlawn Ave, Collingdale, PA 19023. Inurnment S.S. Peter & Paul Cemetery.

in lieu of flowers, ontributions in Joe's memory may be made to the
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road, Wilmington, Del 19803

Arr: KISH Funeral Home


Condolence & Memory Journal

So very sorry for your loss.Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Shannon family May God hold you in the palm of his hands, until we meet again Good Night God Bless The Witz Family

Posted by Betty Witz-Clark - Collingdale, PA   March 09, 2022

My prayers and love with the Shannon family. So sad to hear this news. Stay strong Marge, luv MJ

Posted by Marijo Dougherty - Havertown, PA - Coworker   March 06, 2022

Joe was a good man! A Southwest Philly buddy and fellow Eastover Alumni buddy! My condolences go out to Margie, Theresa and the entire family! Rest In Peace big guy

Posted by Bob Harrison - Friend   March 05, 2022

Marge and Theresa, I'm so sorry for your loss. Many happy memories of the early years before the kids grew up on Walnut Avenue.
The Paoletti Family

Posted by Mary Anne Paoletti - Aldan, PA - Neighbor   March 04, 2022

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