Rev. Charles I. Sheehy

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Reverend Charles I., 94, of Marshfield entered into eternal life Aug. 10, 2012 on the 68th anniversary of his Ordination. Fr. Sheehy was born in Dorchester and was raised in Braintree. He graduated from Sacred Heart High School in Weymouth, Boston College and St Johns Seminary in 1944. Fr. Sheehy was ordained by Richard Cardinal Cushing on Aug. 10, 1944. His assignments were Assistant Pro Tem, St. Bridget Church, Framingham, Assistant St. Anne Church, Readville, Assistant St. Mary, Star of the Sea Church, East Boston, Assistant Our Lady of Good Voyage Church, Gloucester, a Chaplain of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict 1951-1954, Assistant St. Paul Church, Cambridge, Assistant St. Mary Church, Waltham, Administrator and Pastor St. Christines Church, Marshfield, Pastor St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, Danvers, Member of the Pastors Evaluation Board, Parochial Vicar St. Francis of Assisi Church Braintree and Senior Priest St. Francis of Assisi Church Braintree. In 2006 Fr. Sheehy was a resident of Regina Cleri residence, Boston and in 2012 he moved to Marshfield to live with his niece Susan Farrell and her children Katherine A. Mulford and Charles W. Mulford, so they could assist him in his daily needs. Son of the late Charles D. and Mary (Sullivan) Sheehy. Brother of the late Arthur R. Sheehy and his wife Patricia (Decoste), and Eleanor L. Farrell and her husband Robert J. Uncle of Susan K. Farrell, Stephen M. Sheehy (Elin) of Alna, ME., Kevin Sheehy of Boston, Kathleen A. Camuso (Craig) of Hingham, Marie F. Dallhoff (Douglas) of Burke, VA., Brian E. Farrell (Joanne) of Southbury, CT., Ann M. Farrell of Marshfield, Michael P. Farrell (Patricia) of Hudson, NH., the late Robert J Farrell and the late Kathleen A. Farrell. Fr. Sheehy will Lie-In-State Tuesday, Aug. 21, from 3 to 7 p.m. in St Francis of Assisi Church, 850 Washington St., Briantree. A funeral Mass celebrating his life will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. Interment will be in the North Weymouth Cemetery. Contributions in Reverend Charles Sheehys memory may be made to Missionaries of Charity, 401 Quincy St., Dorchester, MA. 02145 or to the Church of the Nativity - Operation Star Fish, 6400 Nativity Ln., Burke, VA. 22015. Funeral arrangements being handled by the MacDonald Funeral Home 1755 Ocean St Marshfield. For online guest book, please visit us at our web site, macdonaldfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Marshfield Mariner from Aug. 18 to Aug. 25, 2012
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