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Sharon (Pawela) Shaughnessy

January 13, 1946 — January 4, 2024

Phoenix, AZ, formerly of Des Plaines, IL


Sharon Shaughnessy, nee Pawela, age 77, of Phoenix, AZ, formerly of Des Plaines, IL passed away January 4, 2024.  Beloved wife of the late Gerald Sr.; loving mother of Gerald (Rebecca) Shaughnessy and Kathy Shaughnessy (Missy Rubino); cherished grandmother of Britni (Jeff) Rakowiecki, Dakota Shaughnessy, Shouston (Andreas) Graf and Doren Shaughnessy; proud great grandmother of Sophia, Hunter, Evelyn and Rowan.  Sharon is survived by one sister and preceded in death by 5 siblings; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews.  Sharon will be greatly missed, especially by her four-legged companions, Trouble and Walter.

Sharon had a great love for collecting Crock Pots and one of her favorite pastimes was keeping QVC and Home Shopping Network in business.  She was a kind, loving and generous person who always put others first.

In accordance with Sharon’s wishes, service and interment are private.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Sharon to Fried's Cat Shelter , PO Box 241, Michigan City, IN 46361-0241.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Sharon (Pawela) Shaughnessy, please visit our flower store.

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