Cody M. Shannon-Sullivan

15 May 2019 | 01:23

    Cody M. Shannon-Sullivan of Warwick, formerly of Hewitt, N.J., was summoned into God’s kingdom with her loving husband by her side on Friday, May 10, 2019. She was 63 years old.
    She was one of twin girls born to Joseph and Edna May (Nolan) Shannon on May 3, 1956, in Jersey City, N.J. They were known as the Shannon Twins.
    Cody attended Our Lady Queen of Peace School and graduated from DePaul High School. In 1974, she began working with her twin sister Colleen at the Warwick Valley Telephone Company, starting as a cashier and over a 40-year career retired as a Carrier Relations Manager.
    Cody found her love and married Peter Sullivan in 1991.
    Cody enjoyed bowling, she participated in numerous leagues and bowling events. She was also an avid Boxer dog and cat lover, owning, adopting and caring for many over her lifetime. Her remaining cats and husband were by her side when she crossed over the
    Rainbow Bridge.
    Visitation was held May 15 at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick.
    A funeral mass was celebrated May 16 at Our Lady Queen of Peace RC Church in Hewitt, N.J.
    Interment followed in Warwick Cemetery.
    Cody is survived by her husband, Peter; brother-in-law Terry Gustafson, nieces and nephews Christopher and Scott Shannon, Erin Kumar, and Tara Bajger, Daniel Gustafson and Charles Papp Jr. along with many grand nephews and nieces.
    She was predeceased by her parents; twin sister Colleen; sisters Maureen Gustafson and Catherine Papp; and brother William Shannon.
    Memorial contributions may be made to Warwick Valley Humane Society, P.O. Box 61, Warwick, NY 10990.
    A special thank you to Orange & Sullivan County Hospice Services for their care and support during Cody’s journey.
    Arrangements were made by Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home. To send an online condolence, visit