SHAN­NON R. SCALETTA (WHITSON)

Las Vegas Review-Journal (Sunday) - - NEVADA OBITUARIES -

Shan­non R. Scaletta (75) passed away Dec 31 2018 sur­rounded at home by her im­me­di­ate fam­ily. Born Dec 20 1943 in Van­cou­ver, BC to Har­vey and Doris Whitson, she was one of five sibiligs (Frank, Terry, Gregg, and Lea-Anne). Shan­non was mar­ried to the love of her life Sam for 54 years. She was pre­ceded in death by Sam and sis­ter Terry. She is sur­vived by sons Tony (Debi) and Dean (An­drea), and four grand­daugh­ters (Halie, Sofia, Alessan­dra, Bri­ana). Shan­non was a life­long prac­ti­cioner of yoga and en­joyed ten­nis, time with fam­ily (es­pe­cially her grand­chil­dren), and travel. After grad­u­at­ing from high school, Shan­non re­lo­cated to HI where she met fu­ture spouse Sam (US Navy), they mar­ried in Van­cou­ver, BC and re­turned to re­side in Ni­a­gara Falls, NY. In 1985 she re­lo­cated with her fam­ily to Las Ve­gas, NV where she worked as a cos­metic man­ager (Dil­lards, Saks) and HR as­sis­tant man­ager (Nie­man Mar­cus). After re­tir­ing she vol­un­teered with the USO, Blue Star Moth­ers, and served as a Se­nior Cri­sis Coun­selor. She en­joyed as­sist­ing cur­rent and in­com­ing Sol­diers in all ser­vices. Shan­non will be missed by many. A Ser­vice and Cel­e­bra­tion of Life will be held: 11 am Feb 9, 2019 at Wild­horse Golf Club Ball­room, 2100 W. Warm Springs Rd, Hen­der­son, NV 89014. In lieu of flow­ers, please con­sider a do­na­tion to Ne­vada Child­hood Can­cer Foun­da­tion (http://nvccf. org/do­nate-to-orion/)

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