Norris E. “Ned” Shannahan, Jr., 37, passed away at his home in Salisbury, Maryland, on Monday, Nov. 8, 2021. He was born in Annapolis on Aug. 24, 1984. He is the son of Norris “Chirp” Shannahan and K. MaGale Shannahan.
He grew up in Oxford on Boone Creek, where he enjoyed boating, crabbing and fishing.
He was a competitive ice hockey player from the age of 6 through high school and was very active in local ice hockey travel teams.
Ned attended The Country School, The Gunston School and Easton High School. His chosen profession was carpentry where he excelled at house framing. He gained much of his experience while working locally for P.E. Moore and Sons.
He loved the ocean and spent a lot of his free time in Ocean City where his mother and half-sister, Kelly, lived. Ned had great insight into peoples’ feelings and possessed an innate ability to make them feel comfortable.
In addition to his father, Chirp, and his wife, Anne, Ned is survived by his two half-sisters, Kelly Carney of Ocean City and Jennifer Carney of Petersburg, Virginia; aunts and uncles, Mary Carol and Pete Gregory of Royal Oak, Eleanor Shannahan of Easton, John and Mimi Shannahan of Oxford, Mollie and Art MacAdams of Chester, and Patrick and Jennifer Shannahan of Davidsonville.
Additionally, he will be missed by his many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Magale Shannahan; his grandmother, Polly Shannahan; and his step-brother, Robbie Cameron.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Ned Shannahan, may be made to: Dove Pointe, P.O. Box 1610, Salisbury, Maryland 21802.
A graveside service was held on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at The Oxford Cemetery.