Rita B. Shannon

PORT ORANGE, Fla. – Rita B. Shannon, 89, died Saturday, April 23, 2013, at her assisted living residence in Port Orange, Fla., where she was a resident for the last 27 months. Rita was born on Dec. 3, 1923, in Escanaba and the daughter of John and Edna (Dubord) Pepin.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, July 12, at 1 p.m. at the St. Thomas Catholic Church in Escanaba led by Rev. Fr. Daryl Pepin followed by a luncheon in the church hall. Rita will be laid to rest in the Holy Cross Cemetery in Escanaba.

The Shannon family is being assisted by the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba.

For additional information or to leave the family a message of condolence, go to www.skradskifuneralhomes.com/.