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John H. Shaughnessy


John H. Shaughnessy, 88, of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Anna Maria Island, beloved husband of June (Martin) Shaughnessy, passed away on May 4, 2023, at home with his family.

Born in Holyoke, MA, on September 1, 1934, he married June on May 12, 1956, they moved to Enfield, CT, where they resided for 41 years. He worked as a tour bus driver for White Circle Lines, then worked for the Town of Enfield as a diesel mechanic. Upon moving to Anna Maria Island, he was the Bradenton Beach Commissioner for 6 years, Vice Mayor and later Mayor of Bradenton Beach.

He was a loving husband of 67 years and was happiest when with his family. He was predeceased by his daughter, Dawn. He is survived by his wife, June; daughters, Diane and husband, David and Patti; son, Jack and wife, Kathy; son-in-law, David; 17 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.

There will be no local Services at this time. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, 603 43rd Street West, Bradenton, FL, 34209, is in charge of arrangements. The family suggests donations may be made to the American Lung Association.

Condolences may be sent to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.