Theresa (Hickey) Shamon, Terry, 95 years old, passed peacefully at her home in Dedham on November 11, 2022, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Little Paradise, St. John's Newfoundland, Terry was the youngest daughter of John and Monica Hickey. She was predeceased by her adoring husband of forty-five years, Robert (Bob) Shamon, her beloved son Bobby, sister Mary Hickey, sister Irene Norton, brother Gary Hickey and brother Bernard Hickey. She was the loving mother of eight children, Denise Hurst and husband Ronald of Taunton, Kathleen Karakostas of Brockton, Jean Sheehan and husband Chris of Foxboro, Jeff Shamon and wife Shevaun of Key Largo, Florida, Maureen Shamon-Mills of Fairhaven, Paul Shamon of Dedham and Diane Smead and husband Michael of Marion. Loving grandmother of Marisa and Brian Hurst, Kayla and Bobbie Mills, Jordyn Shamon, Alexi and Damon Smead. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Terry was a devout Catholic and a longtime communicant of St. Mary's in Dedham. Her proudest role was of wife, mother and grandmother. She embraced all with her warm smile and tender heart. Her wit, contagious laugh and feisty personality made spending time with her an absolute joy. She was often found in her kitchen, offering words of wisdom and support to the many visitors that came and went. Terry will be greatly missed by the many lives that she touched. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at St. Mary's of the Assumption, 420 High Street, Dedham, MA. Visitation prior to Mass 8:15 to 9:15 a.m at Dockray and Thomas Funeral Home, 455 Washington Street, Canton, MA. Interment at Brookdale Cemetery, 86 Brookdale Avenue, Dedham. In lieu of flowers, donations in Terry's memory may be made to either St. Mary's of the Assumption or Beacon Hospice, 529 Main St., Suite 126, Charlestown, MA 02129.