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Obituary of Shannon Marie Mason

Shannon Marie Mason Plattsburgh - Shannon Marie Mason, 37, of Sailly Avenue, Plattsburgh died unexpectedly, Monday, August 25, 2008 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. She was born at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Virginia, July 10, 1971, the daughter of Dennis A. Sr. and Wanda M. (Murphy) Mason. Shannon graduated from Peru Central School in 1989. She received her associates degree from Clinton Community College in 1991 and later attended Plattsburgh State University. Shannon loved spending time with her companion, Mark Burke. She enjoyed reading, music, cooking, sewing, needlepoint, fishing, living life to the fullest, and laughter. Most of all though, Shannon enjoyed spending time with her nephew Alex. Her newest love was her little puppy Penny. Words that were dear to her heart - "Shannon felt sometimes, the jump is frightening between where I am and where I want to be, Because of all I may become I will close my eyes and leap." Survivors include her best friend and loving companion, Mark Burke of Plattsburgh; her parents, Wanda M. and Dennis A. Mason, Sr. of Peru; one brother and sister-in-law, Dennis A. II and Kimberly A. (Stone) Mason of Peru; her beloved nephew, Alexander L. Mason; aunts and uncles, Robert and Kim Mason of Peru, and Patricia and Barney Meyers of Boonville, cousins, Robert, Becky, and Timothy; great-aunts and great-uncles, Alice Carter of Northeast Harbor, Maine, Tina and Robert Way of Keeseville, Sandy and Maurice Bezio of Keeseville, Joan and Richard Miller of Plattsburgh, Betty Jandreau of Peru, Terry and Linda Guilbo of Plattsburgh, Gordon Seymour of Plattsburgh, Cecilia Guilbo of Plattsburgh, and Colleen and Adrien Girouard of Tupper Lake; and many other cousins. She was predeceased by her paternal grandparents, Robert and Barbara Mason; maternal grandparents, Harlan H. and Irene Murphy, aunt, Frances Rose Murphy; great-uncles, Dwight Carter, William Guilbo, and Bernie Jandreau; and great-aunt, Kathleen Seymour. Relatives and friends may call Thursday, August 28, 2008 from 5 to 7pm at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday evening at 7:30pm at St. Augustine's Church in Peru with Rev. William G. Reamer, CVPH Chaplain, celebrating. Cremation will follow. Donations in her memory may be made to the Elmore SPCA in Peru or the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. To light an online candle and offer condolences in the memory of Shannon Mason please visit 643-9055