Mary T. (Barrett) Shea

Mary T. (nee Barrett) Shea

AGE: 98 • Wilmington

Mary T. (nee Barrett) Shea of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Southwest Philadelphia and Yeadon, PA, passed away on July 14, 2014.

Mary was born in South Philadelphia, the third of eight children to the late Catherine and Edward Barrett. In addition to her parents and husband, John P. Shea, she was preceded in death by her son, Edward and grandson, Mark Galle.

Mary is survived by her children, Mary Galle (Ginger), Kathleen, James and Martin Shea. She is also survived by her sister, Selina, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She will also be greatly missed by her many nieces and nephews.

Friends and family may visit on Friday July 18, 2014 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am at the CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike, Wilmington. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:00 am on Friday morning at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 4701 Weldin Road, Wilmington. Interment will follow at Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery in Springfield, PA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Delaware Hospice, 16 Polly Drummond Center, 2nd Floor, Newark, DE 19711.

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Published in The News Journal on July 17, 2014