Shannon M. Walters, 43, West Carthage

WEST CARTHAGE, NY —  Shannon Marie Walters, 43, of 56 Champion St., West Carthage, died early Friday morning, May 8, 2020, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Born March 12, 1977, in Watertown, the daughter of Robert N. and Bonnie A. (Brown) Walters, she was a graduate of Carthage Central High School and attended Jefferson Community College.

Shannon loved her dogs, Gizzy and Mocha.

She was a New York Yankees fan and loved listening to hard rock music and tending to her vegetable garden.

She is survived by her mother, Bonnie A. Walters of West Carthage, her father, Robert N. (Marie) Walters of Vancouver, WA, her paternal grandmother, Janice Walters of Knoxville, TN, her sister: Lyndsey Reedy of Killeen, TX; three nieces whom she adored, Carrie, Jayla and Kya; two step sisters, Michelle Cringan and Jennifer LaPlante; a step brother, Jacy LaPlante; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral services will be held privately by the family at St. James Church in Carthage with Rev. Donald A. Robinson, Pastor officiating.

Entombment will be in St. James Cemetery, Carthage.

There will be no calling hours.

Arrangements are with the Bezanilla-McGraw Funeral Home, Carthage.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lewis County Humane Society or to the Arthritis Foundation in hopes of finding a cure for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.

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