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Marion Irene Vasey (Shannon)


 Marion Irene Vasey (Shannon)

Born October 16, 1928
Died March 8, 2018

Marion was the youngest of 5 children born to William and Mary Shannon in Welland, Ontario, Canada. She married Robert Williams and raised a family of 4 children: Shannon, Robert, Daniel and Terry. She was remarried to William (Bill) Vasey and had a another son John. After retiring from Sears and Roebuck, she and Bill spent many winters in Arizona and summers in Western New York and enjoyed traveling throughout the country visiting friends and family. Marion lived in many special places throughout her life including Halifax, Nova Scotia; Buffalo and Depew, New York; Mesa and Chandler, Arizona and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She returned to Chandler Arizona in 2014 because of declining health.

Marion was an outgoing vivacious spark who loved life and people, especially her family. She will be remembered as a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, auntie and friend who loved her family dearly.

She was preceded in death by her mother (Mary), father (William), and siblings Jim, Sally, Lena and Theresa; Husband (William); and her three precious sons: Robert, Terry and John.
She is survived by her daughter Shannon (David) Mayer, son Daniel (Susie)Williams and daughters-in-law Debbie (Terry) Williams, Jackie (Robert) Williams and Dona (John) Vasey.
She was so loved by her grandchildren: Wendy(Chris) Berg, Shawn (Reina) Mayer, Monika (Patrick ) Rhodes, Theresa,(Jeff) Lopa, Jonathan Vasey, Brian, Nathaniel and Aaron Williams, Amanda (Mark)Bainbridge, Danielle Williams, and Shannon (Jason) Coleman, as well as 12.5 special great-grandchildren.

May she rest in the arms of Jesus.

A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, March 24th at 11:00 AM at Family Bible Church, 4200 South McQueen Rd., Chandler, Arizona, 85249

Donations in her memory would be appreciated – Emblem Healthcare and Hospice, 3205 West Ray Road. Chandler, AZ 85226


  • Lisa Wood Posted March 15, 2018 6:02 AM

    So sorry for your loss. What a sweet looking woman! May she be in the care of the almighty.

  • Shelli Vola (Hancock) Posted January 14, 2022 9:51 PM

    So sorry to hear of Marion passing these many years after. So many great memories….

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