Margaret L. Brown Shearer

Margaret L. Brown Shearer, 73, of Weston passed away at 3:46 a.m. on Sunday, April 14, 2019 in the comfort of her home.

She was born on February 3, 1946 in Falls Mills, WV a daughter of the late Dixon Louis and Lavina Ethel Smith Brown.

She was married to the late Robert Patrick Dolan of Dublin, Ireland and later married to the late Ralph E. Shearer of Weston.

She is survived by two sons: Shawn Dolan of Weston, WV, and William Dixon Shearer and wife, J’aime, of Napier, WV; three grandchildren:, Levi Bryce Martin, Zachary Petterozzili, and Madison Elizabeth Shearer; and three brothers: Larry Brown and David Brown and wife, Joyce, both of Ocala, FL, and Roger Brown and wife, Patti, of Buckhannon.

In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by four brothers: Dixon Leroy, Rodney Howard, Keith Alan, Clayton Arnold Brown; two sisters: Lois Ann Riffle and Christina May Warren.

Margaret worked for many years in Health Care both in Lakewood, OH and West Virginia. Because she loved hunting, fishing and gardening, Margaret made the most of living in Almost Heaven where she also shared her home with her fur babies and animals. 

To express her creativity, Margaret enjoyed painting and creating wall art as well as singing and playing music with her family. In her quiet time, she loved to read.

Her son Shawn will miss watching the woodland creatures from her coffee nook during their daily coffee sessions, their shopping trips and Words With Friends competitions.

Margaret was Methodist by faith. In honor of her wishes, there will be no funeral services for Margaret and her burial will be private.

The Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service located at 144 Hackers Creek Rd. in Jane Lew is honored and privileged to serve the family of Margaret Lenore Brown Shearer. Online condolences may be expressed at


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