SHEA John T. "Jack", 76, of Milton, originally of South Boston, died peacefully at home on April 25, 2016. He was the devoted father of Barry J. Shea, Natalie E. Doherty and her husband, Robert of Plymouth, and Katie C. Theoharidis and her husband Joseph of Cotuit; His greatest joy was being a loving "Papa" to Shea, Hayden, Teaghan, Christopher and Rileigh; dear brother to Paul Shea of Mattapoisett, Dorothy Davis of Quincy, the late Thomas, Maureen and Richard Shea. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Jack graduated from South Boston High School. He was a retired employee of the New England Telephone Co., and former proprietor of the Quiet Man and Gavin's Tavern. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated this morning, April 30, 2016, in St. Monica Church, 331 Old Colony Ave., South Boston. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to the
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Published in Boston Herald on Apr. 30, 2016