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Harold A. Shedd Jr. Obituary
Harold A. Shedd Jr., of Weymouth, 80 years of age, QFD Retired, passed away at the South Shore Hospital on Sunday, May 21, 2017. He was born in Braintree and was a graduate of Braintree High School Class of 54. He worked as a pressman for Harrison Publishing House in Quincy. Harold then worked as a firefighter for the Quincy Fire Department from 1970-1996, when he retired. He primarily worked at the Quincy Fire Headquarters. Harold was a member of Local 792. He was also a past treasurer of the Quincy Firefighters Relief Association. Harold served in the Army National Guard in the 1058th Transport Co., which was stationed out of Hingham. He was a member of the Delta Lodge for 59 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Braintree and attended Old South Union Church in South Weymouth. Harold was the beloved husband of Elsie M. (Christensen) Shedd of Weymouth, to whom he had been married for 50 years. He was the devoted father of Susan E. Shedd of Weymouth. Harold was the brother of the late Ruth Hapke, Nancy Valle, Alice Farquharson, and Hazel Babb. He also leaves behind several nephews. Harold leaves behind his two adored mini schnauzers, Jack and Henry. Visiting hours held at the Mortimer N. Peck-Russell Peck Funeral Home, 516 Washington Street, Braintree on Thursday, May 25, from 4 - 7 p.m. A Funeral Service held at the funeral home on Friday, May 26 at 11 a.m. with the Deacon John Menz, Jr., Quincy Fire Department Chaplain officiating. Burial at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree. Memorial donations in Harolds memory may be sent to Quincy Firefighters Relief Association, Attn. Mike Dwyer, 40 Quincy Avenue, Quincy, MA 02169, or to the Quincy Animal Shelter, 56 Broad Street, Quincy, MA 02169.
Published in The Weymouth News from May 24 to June 7, 2017
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