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Harvey Russel Shannon

October 14, 1927 ~ May 4, 2020 (age 92)

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Harvey R. Shannon


Harvey R. Shannon, 92, formerly of Lansford, entered into eternal rest Monday, May 04, 2020 in St. Luke’s Hospital, Gnaden Huetten Campus. He was the husband of the late Rose (Novak) Shannon who passed away February 28, 2014. Born in Lansford, he was the son of the late Russell L. and Helen (Miller) Shannon. He was employed as a Production Control Manager for Bundy Corps. (TI Automotive) for 40 years until retiring in 1988. He was a United States Navy Veteran serving during World War II. He was a graduate of Lansford High School, Class of 1945 and then furthered his education and graduated from McCann School of Business in 1948. He was a member of the former English Congressional Church, Lansford. Harvey was also a member of the American Fire Company #1 Lansford and a member of Tamaqua Elks and the former Lansford Elks.


Surviving are many nieces and nephews.


He was also preceded in death by a son in 1953.        .


Services will be held privately because of the current situation with the Covid 19 virus. A service for Harvey will be streamed via Facebook Live Friday, May 08, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. and can be viewed on the Joseph S. Blazosky Funeral Home INC. Facebook page by visiting Interment will be held in Sky View Memorial Park, Tamaqua. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted in his name to the Welsh Church Restoration, c/o Lansford Historical Society, P.O. Box 44, Lansford, PA 18232. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Sverchek-Blazosky Funeral Home. Online condolences at   

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Prayer Service
May 8, 2020

10:00 PM
Sverchek-Blazosky Funeral Home
340 E. Bertsch St.
Lansford, PA 18232

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