James C. "Jim" O'Shea

JAMES C. "JIM" O'SHEA , 84, of Ocean Isle Beach, NC formerly of East Meadow, Long Island, NY. Born in Bronx, NY on October 19, 1929 he was a son of the late Patrick and Delia Garaday O'Shea. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a retired police officer for the Nassau County Police Department after 23 years of service with a nickname "The General". He was a member of St. Brendans, The Navigator Catholic Church where he was an active usher plus many other church activitites. Surviving are his wife Florence "Flo" Mansfield O'Shea of the home; two brothers, Dennis Shea (Marie) of Shallotte, NC, Thomas O'Shea (Helen) of Bayshore, NY; a sister, Catherine Gronroos of Hicksville, NY; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Daniel, John and Joseph O'Shea and a sister, Margaret Livingston. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, May 9, 2014 at 9:45 am in St. Raphaels Catholic Church. Burial will be in the Holy Rood Cemetery, Westbury, Long Island, NY The family will receive friends from 7-9 pm Thursday, May 8, 2014 at Charles J. O'Shea Funeral Home, 603 Wantagh, Avenue, Wantagh, NY 11793. Memorials may be directed to the . Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com. Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte, NC

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Brunswick Funeral Service and Crematory
5229 Ocean Hwy W Shallotte, NC 28459
(910) 754-6363

Published in the Wilmington Star-News from May 5 to May 6, 2014