Shannon Marie Tukey

BELGRADE – Shannon Marie Tukey, 47, of North Belgrade, passed away May 16, 2021, at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta after a short battle with cancer. Shannon was born June 1, 1973, in Waterville, the daughter of Peter Tukey and Cynthia (King) Clapperton.

She was raised in Oakland and attended local schools. She graduated in 1991. She spent many years as a full-time mom. Then she worked at the Atrium, The Econo Lodge and L.L. Bean. The job she enjoyed the most was at Snow Pond Residential Care Center as a caregiver. She also had several home health care jobs as a certified nurse’s aide, which was her true calling.

Shannon enjoyed drawing, music, camp fires, fishing, and being at the family beach and the great north woods. She loved spending time with family and partying with friends.

She is survived by her mother, Cynthia Clapperton and husband Jeff Clapperton of Belgrade; sisters, Jodi Tiner of Waterville, Amber Worcester and husband Steve of Oakland; daughter, Michelle DeMerchant and husband Kail of Waterville; sons, Jeff Neill and girlfriend Braleigh Mae of Bridgton, Russell Violette of Oakland; granddaughters, Aliyah and Taryn Savage of Waterville; nieces, Katie and Kambra Worcester; nephews, William and Quinton Tiner.

She was predeceased by her father, Peter Tukey. She will be missed dearly by those who knew her.

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan ME 04976.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Home for Little Wanderers at

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