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In Memory of

Elena Shanahan

December 21, 1921 - December 1, 2016

Obituary


Elena Shanahan, 95, of Andover Twp, passed away on December 1, 2016. She was born and grew up in County Roscommon, Ireland and came to the US in 1947 and settled in Elizabeth. She lived in Weehawken, Union City, and Dover before moving to Andover 10 years ago. Elena loved cooking, Irish poetry and Irish folklore. She was predeceased in life by her son Thomas Shanahan and her beloved husband Michael. Elena is survived by her devoted children: Kathleen Maske and her husband Edward of Sparta; Helena Loelius and her husband Charles of Wall; NJ;...

Elena Shanahan, 95, of Andover Twp, passed away on December 1, 2016. She was born and grew up in County Roscommon, Ireland and came to the US in 1947 and settled in Elizabeth. She lived in Weehawken, Union City, and Dover before moving to Andover 10 years ago. Elena loved cooking, Irish poetry and Irish folklore. She was predeceased in life by her son Thomas Shanahan and her beloved husband Michael. Elena is survived by her devoted children: Kathleen Maske and her husband Edward of Sparta; Helena Loelius and her husband Charles of Wall; NJ; Michael Shanahan of MO and John Shanahan of Newton, NJ. She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren: Maureen, Michele, Charles, Michael, Erin, Shannon, and Michael & 3 cherished great grandchildren. Friends may call Sunday, December 4, 2016 from 2-4, 7-9pm at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St., Sparta, NJ 07871. A prayer service will be held at 10am Monday at the funeral home. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Mausoleum, 340 Ridge Rd, N. Arlington, NJ.


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