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Shannon N. Karaffa (Callahan)

April 27, 1977 - May 21, 2019

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc


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Shannon N. Karaffa, 42, of Plains Township, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at her home after suffering a brain aneurysm.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, Shannon was the Daughter of Lorraine “Cookie” Blaine, of Plains and William Callahan, of Dallas.

Shannon was a graduate of GAR High School, Wilkes-Barre and attended Misericordia College.

She was employed as a server for Avenue Diner of Wyoming and My Sister’s Kitchen, Duryea.

Surviving are her mother Lorraine “Cookie” Blaine and companion Gary Burginia, Plains, Father William Callahan and his wife Karen, Husband Joseph Karaffa, III, Duryea, Daughters, Caitlyn Callahan, Larksville, Carly Karaffa, Duryea and Son, Jovanni Karaffa, grandson Grayson Raczkowski and his father Gary Raczkowski, Sister, Jackie Callahan, Plains, Brothers, Scott Callahan, Tunkhannock, and William Callahan, Hanover; Nephews and Nieces.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, June 10, 2019 at 11:00 am at St. John the Evangelist Church, 35 William Street, Pittston, PA 18640. Family and friends may call monday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 am at church.

Arrangements by the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of one’s choice or to Shannon’s daughters in Shannon’s memory.