Constance Hope Adams Shannon
Hope Shannon, 99, formerly of Proctor , Vermont passed away peacefully on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at NHC HealthCare in Johnson City,TN. She had resided at Colonial Hill Retirement Center for the past 20 years.
Hope was born on August 19, 1913 in Pittsford, Vermont the daughter of Thomas E. and Constance Gulick Adams.
Hope graduated from Pittsford High School and from Castleton State College in Vermont, She spent the next 28 years teaching in Pittsford, VT, Proctor, VT and Westfield, NJ. She married William B. Shannon, also of Pittsford on September30, 1943 in Hartford, CT. Hope was a member of the Rutland County Retired Teachers Association and the Pittsford Historical Society. She was predeceased by her husband, William B. Shannon in 1988, a sister Jean Adams Shannon and a Brother, Thomas Hervey Adams.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Susan A. and Leon F. LeBlanc of Johnson City, TN. A grand daughter, Jennifer A. Dier, her husband Andrew Dier of Viera FL, grandson, Jeffrey F. LeBlanc his wife Heather of Johnson City, TN. Five great grandchildren, Emily and Samantha Dier, Allie, Haley and Zachery LeBlanc and a great great grandson Carter William Dier, also several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A memorial service in VT will be scheduled and announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Pittsford Historical Society, P.O. Box 423, Pittsford, VT. 05763 or the Pittsford Congregational Church, Pittsford, VT.