Francine Alverez Shanahan
KEYSER, WV - Francine Alverez Shanahan, 85, of Keyser, West Virginia, passed away on May 20, 2023.
She was born to parents Fred Garcia and Frances Garcia, on September 3, 1937 in Keyser WV.
She graduated from Bruce High School in 1954. She went on to study Education at Frostburg Normal. Then on to American Airlines School for Stewardess, where she was selected as Ms. American Airlines. She was stationed in Boston to fly out of Logan international. She lived in Winthrop Ma. She then moved back to Keyser with her daughter Erin in 1966 where she began her career with Potomac State College. She was the dorm mom go many over the years. She retired from Potomac State in 1996. She had many good years of retirement where she traveled, became President of West Virginia Homemakers for a few years.
Francine is survived by Erin Williams, daughter, Jeffrey Martin, grandson, Connor Williams, grandson, Stephanie Martin, daughter-in-law, Jonah Martin, great-grandson, Izzy Martin, great-granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by Fred Garcia, Father, Frances Garcia, Mother, Lauren Williams, granddaughter.
A Celebration of Life is scheduled for June 3, 2023, 11:00 am at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Keyser WV.
The family has entrusted Markwood Funeral Home with the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to; Alzheimer's Association www.act.alz.org/donate, National Brain Tumor Society www.secure.braintumor.org.
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