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Shannon Valencia

June 24, 1979 ~ December 30, 2017 (age 38) 38 Years Old

Shannon D. (Heckathorn) Valencia, 38, of Marienville, died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Snyder Memorial Home after a long battle with Huntington's disease.

Born June 24, 1979, she was the daughter of the late James Robert Heckathorn and Donna Marie (Lacher) Aikins; her mother survives and lives in Franklin.

Shannon attended Franklin Area High School.  She was a homemaker and mother to her children.

She loved the outdoors, music, and her children.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her step-father, Robert Aikins of Franklin; three daughters, Trinity, Lindsey, and Maria, all of Franklin; two brothers, Justin Heckathorn of Oil City and Joshua Heckathorn of Oregon; two step-brothers, Robert Aikins III of Oil City and Benjamin Aikins of Titusville; and one step-sister, Melinda Aikins of Oil City.  Also surviving are her maternal grandparents, Richard and Donna Lacher of Sandy Lake and a number of aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Furlong Funeral Home, 140 Cherry Street, Marienville, PA.

Family and friends may leave online condolences, light a memorial candle, and obtain additional information at www.furlongfuneralhome.com.

In lieu flowers, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Furlong Funeral Home.

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