Patricia Ann Lahey Shea(1931 - 2012)

Patricia Ann

Lahey Shea

Cold Spring, NY - Patricia Ann Lahey Shea, age 81, a life long Cold Spring, NY resident, died on Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Born in Cold Spring, NY, on April 7, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Grace (Schatzle) Lahey. She was predeceased by her husband, Philip J. Shea, in 2000.

Mrs. Shea was the retired executive director for the in Middletown, NY, retiring in 1993. She was a lifelong parishioner of Our Lady of Loretto Church where she was member of the parish council. She was also a member of the Putnam County Children's Committee.

Survivors include her six sons Joseph (Patrice) Shea of Bedford Hills, NY, Philip (Allison) Shea of Beacon, NY, Richard (Karen) Shea of Cold Spring, NY, Peter Shea of Saratoga, NY, Christopher (Maryann) Shea of Acton, MA and Michael (Barbara) Shea of Groton, MA; and one brother, Francis "Terry" Lahey of Cold Spring, NY. Thirteen grandchildren also survive. Predeceasing her were four brothers Joseph, James, Philip, and Bernard and one sister Grace Lyons.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 1 PM, Saturday, December 1, 2012, at Our Lady of Loretto Church 24 Fair Street Cold Spring, NY. Interment will follow in the Cold Spring Cemetery. Friends are invited to call at the Clinton Funeral Home corner of Parrott and Pine Sts (21 Parrott Street) Cold Spring, NY 10516 on Friday, November 30th from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mrs. Shea's name to the P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718

Arrangements are under the direction of the Clinton Funeral Home Cold Spring, NY.


Published in the Poughkeepsie Journal on Nov. 30, 2012