Shannon E. Mercier Whitman


Shannon E. Mercier Whitman, 49, of Guys Mills and her son Darrin F. Whitman died suddenly Saturday, August 10, 2019 at their residence.
Shannon was born May 7, 1970, in Meadville. She was the daughter of Francis Mercier and Norma Davenport Mercier. She was married to Scott Whitman for 13 years.
She was a 1988 graduate of Maplewood High School and also attended Edinboro University. She worked at the Riverside Market, the Crawford County Care Center for 12 years, and most recently at AristaCare as a CNA.
Shannon loved embroidering, reading, and gardening, especially her flowers. Violets were her favorite. She also loved spending time with her family.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her mother Norma Wampler and her husband Mack of Volant. Her brother Shane Mercier, his wife Diane, and their daughter McKenna of Meadville also survive her. In addition, she is survived by many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Her father, Francis Mercier, preceded her in death.
Friends and family will be received at the DICKSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, INC., 123 South Franklin Street, Cochranton on Friday, August 16, 2019, from 4-7pm. The funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, August 17 at the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. Brian Jensen of the Meadville First Presbyterian Church officiating.
The family asks that Memorial Donations be made to Penncrest School District, C/O the Darrin Whitman Fund, PO Box 808, 18741 State Highway 198, Saegertown, PA, 16433, to benefit Maplewood Elementary School.
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Published on August 13, 2019
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Virginia mitulski
Aug 17, 2019
You will be missed. May Jesus and his mother Mary watch over your son n you
Denise Rosd
Aug 16, 2019
A great person and CNA she loved her family and talked often about her Son. Shannon was so compassionate and caring and meticulous about her work she will be greatly missed by the Residents she cared for. No matter how short staffed or busy it was she stayed positive and always had a smile on her face. RIP Shannon you will be missed!
Aug 15, 2019
As a child I suffered a loss. I was told that God only takes the most special people to be angels. I believed it then and I believe it now. Well this time, He picked two of the most amazing people. With smiles that light up the room, laughter that makes you laugh, and kindness that is so unbelievable kind and forgiveness that was heart felt.Shannon loved truly & fully, no matter how tired. If she was sick or if she was working with just one other CNA . Shannon amazed me daily. She is the strongest person I know. She just took life in stride and would say โ€œSuck it up and letโ€™s get moving!โ€ Lol I feel so blessed that My family and I had the opportunity to spend time with Darrin, He was amazing as his mother. Heaven is a brighter and more beautiful place with them in it. I love you and i miss you terribly Til I see you again, drink some wine and relax. ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”Read more
Viv & Harold Brawley
Aug 15, 2019
Words cannot say how our hearts are broken . Shannon was a very special lady . Always a smile and sweet words for everyone. Norma and Shane you have been through so many difficult times. Our prayers for you and Scott will be many. I will never understand what God has in store for all of us but, I do know faith and prayers will keep us strong. We visited Jeff and family last week. Just arrived home in Florida this evening. I wish I was there to give you all a hug. Our love for all you. Viv and Harold
Mary Ann Manzelowski
Aug 15, 2019
I am so sorry to hear about your daughter and grandson. I will keep you and your family in my prayers. God be with you.
Michelle Hedlund
Aug 15, 2019
I worked with Shannon at Aristacare. She was my CNA. Not only was she a great aid, but a lovely human being that cared beyond her job! Lovely lady who will be so missed by all that knew her. How senseless of a tragedy!
Aug 15, 2019
Peaceful White Lilies Basket was purchased for the family of Shannon E. Mercier Whitman.ย  Send flowers
Lisa Harmon
Aug 14, 2019
Thoughts and prayers for the family. Sorry for your loss.
Noleen Finch
Aug 14, 2019
Shannon had an infectious smile that could light up a room. A caring, and considerate woman; and, she will be greatly missed. May God grant all those who are hurting with the divine peace that surpasses all understanding, in Jesus's name, amen.
Shirley Mercier
Aug 14, 2019
This breaks my heart and my families..i am soo sorry.. from the family of Shirley and Donald Mercier๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”
Tina Achenbach
Aug 14, 2019
I remember Shannon as a quiet, friendly and kind young woman at Maplewood. Please accept my condolences, heartfelt sympathy, and prayers for comfort.
Aug 14, 2019
What a caring compassionate women, had a heart of gold. She served other an helped an was the person if you needed it an she had she was there. Life gone to soon watch over all of us family an friends. Prayers to everyone family an friends.
tammy crowther
Aug 14, 2019
this is so sad. what a wonderful person you were. my grandson (10)was shannons sons friend. he has done nothing but cry. they played basketball together. everyone is in my prayers. rip. so very sorry
Aug 14, 2019
My prays go out to you and your son. Im so sorry for your family. He and yourself were young didnt deserve that. Praying for you all!
nancyjo mattocks
Aug 14, 2019
shannon worked with me for awhile at arista care. she was my light, in a some how dark day. now i have no light. i will forever love you shannon and darrin. and i pray god stays close.
Mary Johnson
Aug 14, 2019
My deepest sympathy to family and friends. We were all blessed to have known her compassion kindness and beautiful smile
Jonali Derry
Aug 14, 2019
Shannon's kindness and compassion will be missed absolutely. She loved. She cared. She healed. And always did so with the brightest smile on her face.
"That is your legacy on this Earth when you leave this Earth: how many hearts you touched.โ€ โ€”Patti Davis
Sharane Frisina
Aug 13, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. I was shocked and saddened when I heard of Shannon and Darrin's passing. I enjoyed working closely with Shannon when she worked at the Crawford County Care Center. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
Vicki Bowler Sorice
Aug 13, 2019
Rest in peace Shannon! Your family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers ๐Ÿ˜ขโค๐Ÿ™
Aug 13, 2019
Shannon had a sweet calmness about her and the residents felt it and she gave everyone excellent care. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. My sympathies. So sorry for your loss.
Aug 13, 2019
So sorry for your losses they both were to young and didn't deserve that much evil
Maryjane Amory
Aug 13, 2019
I will always remember your smile and how much fun you made working South hall!! My thoughts and prayers are with your family, gone too soon and wonโ€™t be forgotten
Sandi Eckart
Aug 13, 2019
Peggy Smith
Aug 13, 2019
A wonderful, caring, loving person was Shannon. God be with you sweetheart you will be missed so very much, every day.
Michael and Vicky Hovis
Aug 13, 2019
Our deepest condolences and prayers are with family. Our hearts are broken of your loss. May healing come to all family members.