Patricia C. Shea

Patricia C. Shea 1928 - 2018 SCARBOROUGH - Patricia C. Shea, 90, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, at her home after a brief illness. Born on April 12, 1928, in Portland, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence B. and Mary Ellen Powers Connary. Patricia was a 1946 graduate of Cathedral High School in Portland. After graduation she went to work for Maine Central Railroad in the accounting office where she retired after many years of loyal and faithful service. After retirement, Patricia volunteered many hours at the Still A Good Cause Thrift Shop which was operated by the Sisters of Mercy on Forest Avenue in Portland. She was a previous member of St. John's Catholic Church where she served on the Parish Council for many years and was a current member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Church. Patricia was a great knitter and would always make mittens and hats for the annual church fair at St. John's. She enjoyed traveling with her late husband, William, they visited Africa and Ireland. Patricia also enjoyed bowling and would often take the grandchildren to Big 20 Bowling Center in Scarborough. Family and faith were most important to Patricia and she will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Survivors include her nieces and nephews, Robert Connary and his wife, Karen of Buxton, Susan Napolitano and her husband, Thomas of Upton, Mass., Patricia Narducci and her husband, Anthony of Mesa, Ariz., Eric Clark of Eagle, Idaho, Margaret Gillett and her husband, Blake of Gilbert, Ariz., and James Clark and his wife, Sonja of Chandler, Ariz.; and stepsons, Richard A. Shea and his wife, Marine of Lewiston, Dennis Shea and his wife, Jacque of Ohio, and William P. Shea and his wife, Lauren of California. Patricia is also survived by several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, William G. Shea who passed away in August of 2006; sister, Joan C. Clark and brother Joseph P. Connary.A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, 10:30 a.m., at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 150 Black Point Road, Scarborough. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, South Portland. Arrangements are under the direction of Conroy-Tully Walker Funeral Home, 1024 Broadway, South Portland. To view Patricia's memorial page or to share an online condolence, please visit

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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Dec. 2, 2018