Marjorie Shannon, 91, of Auburn, passed away on January 12, 2021 at the Commons. She was born on September 6, 1929 in Sherwood, NY to the late Willard and Josephine Arliss Bennett. Marjorie graduated from Sherwood School Class of 1947. She was a hard working mother raising her 4 sons with her husband Albert and working at different jobs over the years to take care of the needs. Marjorie was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Auburn for over sixty years and in those years the church treasurer for several of them. She was also a member of the Southern Cayuga County Home Bureau. Marjorie enjoyed working on puzzles, sewing, reading, family gatherings and just going for a ride in the car.
She is survived by,
Sons: David (Helen) Bacon of Geneva
Thomas Bacon of Portland. OR
Randy (Nancy) Bacon of Weedsport
Lyle (Barbara) Bacon of Auburn
Step Daughters: Wanda Otting of Oswego
Cathy Essman of IA
Brother: Lavern Bennett of Auburn
Sister: Linda Lauster of Clyde
Sister in Law: Barbara Bennett of Athens, AL
Several Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, Nieces and Nephews
In addition to her parents, Marjorie was predeceased by her husband of 45 years Albert Shannon, daughter Marlene Bacon in 1959, sister Helen Leonard and brother Leslie Bennett.
There will be a celebration of life held in the spring of 2021.
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