Martha L. Shannon, 93, of 25 Coleman Alley, Youngsville, passed away peacefully May 8, 2014 at the Rouse Warren Co. Home.
She was born August 10, 1920 in Youngsville, a daughter of the late Harry and Dora May (McElwin) Armstrong. She was a 1938 graduate of Youngsville High School, and after gra-duation, worked a number of years at the New Process Co. Martha was a member for over 50 years of the Evangelical United Metho-dist in Youngsville, and a member of the B.I.C. She was very active in the church and taught Sunday school for many years. She was also a former member of the Youngsville Senior Center and served as Secre-tary. Martha enjoyed read-ing, gardening, sewing, traveling to Baltimore to see her daughter and spend-ing time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a loving mother, wife, sister, grandmother, great grand-mother, aunt and friend, and will be missed by all that knew her.
She is survived by 3 daughters: Patricia Camp-bell of Warren, Barbara Shannon of Owings Mills, Md. and Diane Shannon of Youngsville, 2 grand-daughters; Jessica (Ken-neth) Porter of Miller Hill Rd. in Warren and Stephanie (Andrew) Skerda of Warren and 4 great grandchildren; Megan Mil-liron, Madeleine Fetzeck; Ryan and Kendall Skerda and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Shannon, whom she married Sept of 1946, and who died in 1981, 3 sisters; Charlotte Armstrong, Pearl Rensma and Marian Range, 2 brothers; Charles and Robert Armstrong and a great granddaughter Molly Anne Milliron.
Friends and family may call on Monday from 5-8 at the Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 314 N. Main St. in Youngsville, and for one hour prior to a funeral service which will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Evangelical Un-ited Methodist Church, 18 Second St. in Youngsville, with the Rev. Ricky Nel-son, pastor, and the Rev. Marcus Briggs, pastor of the Rouse Home, officiat-ing. Burial will follow in Warren Co. Memorial Park.
The Family suggests memorial donations may be made to. The E.U.M. Church, or Friends of the Rouse, 701 Rouse Ave. Youngsville, Pa. 16371.
The Nelson Funeral Home & Cremation Ser-vices in Youngsville have been entrusted with all ar-rangements. Condolences to the family may be made at www.nelsonfuneralhome.net.