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  • Ruth J. Shea, 91

    Ruth J. Shea, 91

Ruth J. Shea, 91

Oct. 24, 2014

Ruth J. Shea, 91

Ruth J. Shea, 91

Ruth J. Shea, 91, of Venice, Fla., for­merly of Engle­wood, passed away on Fri­day, Oct. 24, 2014.

Born Nov. 7, 1922 in Spring­field, Mass., she had been a res­i­dent of Engle­wood since 1982, com­ing from Lex­ing­ton, Mass.  Mrs. Shea was a lov­ing wife, mother and home­maker for her fam­ily.  She retired from work­ing for an internist in Leomin­ster, Mass., in 1982 after 28 years as his cler­i­cal assistant.

Mrs. Shea is pre­de­ceased by her hus­band, Daniel, in Feb­ru­ary 1995.

Sur­vivors include her daugh­ter, Jill Evans Chase of Lon­don, Eng­land; four sons: Bruce Cooper Evans of Brew­ster, Mass., Kerry Shea of Fort Myers, Kevin Shea of Bel­mont, Mass., and Brian Shea of Willis­ton, Vt.;  and eight grandchildren.

Funeral ser­vice and bur­ial will be in Massachusetts.

You may share a mem­ory with the fam­ily at www.englewoodfh.com

Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home has been selected to han­dle arrangements.