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1943 - 2018
SHANNON R. SCALETTA (WHITSON) Shannon R. Scaletta (75) passed away Dec 31 2018 surrounded at home by her immediate family. Born Dec 20 1943 in Vancouver, BC to Harvey and Doris Whitson, she was one of five sibiligs (Frank, Terry, Gregg, and Lea-Anne). Shannon was married to the love of her life Sam for 54 years. She was preceded in death by Sam and sister Terry. She is survived by sons Tony (Debi) and Dean (Andrea), and four granddaughters (Halie, Sofia, Alessandra, Briana). Shannon was a lifelong practicioner of yoga and enjoyed tennis, time with family (especially her grandchildren), and travel. After graduating from high school, Shannon relocated to HI where she met future spouse Sam (US Navy), they married in Vancouver, BC and returned to reside in Niagara Falls, NY. In 1985 she relocated with her family to Las Vegas, NV where she worked as a cosmetic manager (Dillards, Saks) and HR assistant manager (Nieman Marcus). After retiring she volunteered with the USO, Blue Star Mothers, and served as a Senior Crisis Counselor. She enjoyed assisting current and incoming Soldiers in all services. Shannon will be missed by many. A Service and Celebration of Life will be held: 11 am Feb 9, 2019 at Wildhorse Golf Club Ballroom, 2100 W. Warm Springs Rd, Henderson, NV 89014. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation (http://nvccf.org/donate-to-orion/)
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