Chandra Dae Vanderkolk Shear, 43, of Mooresville, NC, passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2017 at her home. She was born on November 21, 1974 in Austin, TX to Theresa Mayo Simmons and the late Chris Duff Vanderkolk. Chandra had a huge heart and loved to help others. She had a dream of helping families in tough medical situations and she was working as a student to make that dream come true. She loved racing, painting, music, traveling and diving. Chandra believed in a healthy life style and was also a great cook. She dearly loved her dogs, Sheyda and Stormy. Chandra is survived by her husband, Joe Shear, Jr. and the entire Shear family; step-mother, Pam; cousins, Adam and Ryan and their families; her chosen sisters, Rayna and Victoria; step-brothers, Kenneth and Christopher and many other family members and friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lucky Labs Rescue, P. O. Box 49663, Charlotte, NC 28277.
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AND: Friends and family, join us in celebrating Chandra Vanderkolk Shear's life and memory on Sunday, January 21, 2018, starting at 4:00pm at The Libertine Bar, 2101 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206. Chandra's husband Joe Shear will be there as will her amazingly cool step-mom Pam and they would love to see/meet you and hear some of your favorite memories of Chandra...
A Chandra Shear Memorial Fund has been set up through YouCaring to give to Lucky Labs Rescue of Charlotte. Chandra loved her Labs and this organization helps rescue and place Labs in loving homes. You can donate online through the link but you can also give a donation directly at Chandra's celebration of life and we will make sure it goes towards the fund.
Please repost and get the word out, and we will see you on the 21st at The Libertine. May Chandra's memory be Eternal.
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