SHIELDS Erick J. of South Boston, by accident, July 9, 2013. Beloved father of P.F.C Erick J., US Army, Afghanistan, Joseph L., Christopher P., Joshua M. and Deanna M. all of Abington. Former husband of Denise M. (O'Brien) Shields. Devoted son of Ronald P. and the late Diane (Skinger) Shields. Loving brother of Donna Galipeau, Theresa Reardon both of Quincy, Rosemarie Shields of Malden and Ronald P. Shields Jr. of South Boston. Dear nephew of Mary Bunszel and her husband Donald of South Boston. Also survived by many other loving aunts, uncles, relatives and friends. Visiting hours in the O'Brien Funeral Home, 146 Dorchester Street, SOUTH BOSTON, Friday from 4:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. Prayer services will immediately follow. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Erick's memory to One Fund Boston, Inc. 800 Boylston Street, #99009 Boston, MA 02199.