Joseph Edward “Joe” Shannon of Dunstable, MA

1957 - 2023

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Joseph Edward Shannon, 66, of Dunstable, MA passed away Saturday, May 13, 2023 at The Courville at Nashua.

He was married to Joanne (Thibault) Shannon with whom he would have celebrated their 38th wedding anniversary in November.

Born in Lowell, MA, he was the son of the late James and Margaret (Sullivan) Shannon.

Joe owned and operated JES Auto Sales of Pepperell, MA for many years. He was a past parishioner of St. John the Evangelist Church of N. Chelmsford, MA. During the summer months you could always find Joe on his boat. He enjoyed sailing out of Boston and Salem. Joe also loved all dogs but especially his two golden retrievers.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his siblings and their spouses; Helen and Greg Russo, Dr. Margaret Shannon, Monica and Dr. John Brems, James and Kathy Shannon, Arthur and Rebecca Shannon, three sisters-in-law; Barbara Cawley, Sue and George Mackenzie, Mary Jane and Robert Lewallen, and his 19 nieces and nephews.




Joseph Edward Shannon, Lowell, MA died May 13, 2023. A private burial service will be held for Joe at Central Cemetery, Dunstable, MA.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Joe’s name to Brookhaven Hospice, 22 Roulston Road, Suite 1B, Windham, NH 03087. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

1 Condolences for Joseph Edward “Joe” Shannon of Dunstable, MA

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    Margaret Shannon MD


    A beautiful obituary and loved the picture. He certainly loved his dogs and his boat but most of all his beautiful wife who was an incredible support for 37 years. He will definitely be missed. Love you Joanne and let me know if I can help you. Peggy

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