Shannon H. Wilson

May  20th, 1965 February  6th, 2024
San Diego, California
Shannon H. Wilson

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

Obituary

Shannon H. Wilson, a beloved wife, mother, and dedicated community member, peacefully passed away on March 25, 2023 - at the age of 73.
Born on March 10, 1950, Shannon grew up with strong family values and a deep sense of community.

She excelled academically and athletically in high school, eventually earning a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration.
In 1975, Shannon married her love, Anthony, and they shared 48 years of a loving marriage, raising two children, Emily and Michael, and becoming adoring grandparents to Grace, Ethan, and Lily.
Professionally, Shannon had a distinguished career in finance, marked by her integrity and mentorship of young professionals. She also dedicated her time to various charitable causes, leaving a positive impact on her community.
Shannon had a passion for the outdoors, often spending weekends camping, fishing, and hiking with her family, instilling a love for nature in her loved ones.

Shannon is survived by her wife, children, grandchildren, and siblings, Robert Jr. and Susan. A memorial service will be held on October 2, 2023, at St. Mary's Community Church at 2:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Shannon H. Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund, supporting underprivileged youth's education in the community. Shannon's legacy lives on through the countless lives he touched, the values he upheld, and the love she shared. She will be deeply missed but forever cherished.

Timeline

1973
March 16th
Birth in San Jose
San Jose, California
1982
July 1st
Graduate from University
University of California - Los Angeles
1984
February 14th
Met with Anthony
Anthony and Shannon met in a school reunion organized by a common friend. Few years later, they will get married. 
1989
June 9th
Wedding
Anthony and Shannon got married in a beautiful yet intimate wedding.
California
1992
October 18th
Birth of Emily
Birth of Emily, their first child.
1995
August 6th
Birth of Michael
Birth of Michael, their second child.
2012
December 12th
Becomes a Grandparent
Become Grandparent for the first time - welcome to the little Lilly!
2023
August 10th
Passed away peacefully
San Jose, California

Gallery

Memory wall

"To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die."
Please share your Photos and Memories about Shannon.


September 28, 2023
In celebration of Shannon's remarkable life!
Her warmth, humor, and love for adventure made every moment together truly memorable.
She brought laughter and joy to all our lives.

While we'll miss her presence, let's remember the good times and continue to share the laughter and love she gave us.

Cheers to you, Shannon!
Valerie Frye
September 28, 2023
A bright light in our lives has dimmed with the passing of Shannon. Her kindness, wisdom, and love left an indelible mark. A devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, his family was her world.

As we remember Shannon, let's honor her memory by embodying her grace, love, and generosity. She lives on in our hearts, guiding us to be the best versions of ourselves.

Rest peacefully, dear Shannon. You are dearly missed.
Serena Jones
September 27, 2023
In memory of Shannon H. Wilson, a beacon of love and wisdom.
Her legacy of kindness and her genuine love for people will forever inspire us. Though she's gone, her spirit lives on in our hearts.

Farewell, dear friend.
Clayton Steinberg

Family tree

John Richardson
Jacqueline Richardson
Bradley Clarkson
Emma Marie Clarkson
Paul Richardson
Margaret Clarkson
Joanne Richardson
Robert Richardson
Susan Jones
Michael Richardson
Emily Richardson
Robert Richardson
Susan Jones
Joanne Richardson
Michael Richardson
Emily Richardson
Shannon Wilson

Favorites


What was Shannon's favorite Saying?
"Live and let live"
"You're never too old to learn"
What was Shannon's favorite Book?
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - a timeless classic
What was Shannon's favorite Movie?
Forrest Gump, The Godfather
What was Shannon's favorite Travel destination?
Italy - especially Florence and Tuscany. 
What was Shannon's favorite Color?
Pale green, pale blue... anything pale or pastel. 
Fun fact about Shannon:
Shannon was great at juggling 🤹

Service


Please join us to pay a last tribute.

We invite you to join us in a solemn gathering as we come together to celebrate the life of our beloved Shannon H. Wilson.

Your presence would mean a great deal to us as we remember and honor the legacy of a remarkable friend, wife, mother.
In this moment of remembrance, let us come together to share our fond memories, offer our support to one another, and bid farewell to a truly exceptional individual.
Please join us in commemorating Shannon's life and the positive impact he had on all of us.
Location
San Jose Funeral Home
1050 S. Bascom Ave
San Jose,
California 95128
Date/time
June 26, 2023
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