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Dennis G. Shea

Obituary for Dennis G. Shea

May 23, 1928 - January 28, 2018
Rockland, Massachusetts | Age 89


Dennis G. Shea, age 89, of Rockland formerly of Hingham, passed away peacefully at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth on Jan. 28, 2018 surrounded by his family,

Mr. Shea was raised and educated in Dorchester. He was a retired member of Iron Workers Local #7 and a veteran of World War II serving as a Merchant Marine.

Mr. Shea loved the ocean. He especially enjoyed boating, fishing, kayaking and wind surfing. Dennis was a former member of the Braintree Yacht Club.

Husband of Gloria (Brown) Rich Shea and also his late wife of 63 years, Natalie (Sears) Shea.

He is survived by his three children: Dennis J. Shea and his wife Mary of Weymouth, Colleen Medwid (wife of the late Richard A. Medwid) and her loving partner Robert Bastoni of Dedham, and Karin Herman (wife of the late Richard J. Herman) of South Weymouth. He is also survived by his eight grandchildren Dennis Shea, Tracy Shea, Paula Stinn, Richard D. Medwid, Eric Medwid, Brian Herman, Wendy-Lynne Sheppard and Richard J. Herman along with his ten great grandchildren. Dennis shared a close relationship with Gloria's four children and their spouses, Diane Webster and her husband John of Pembroke, Charles Rich Jr. and his wife Patricia of Hanson, Gloria DiBari and her husband Jerome of Walpole and Linda Fogarty and her husband Robert of Pembroke.

The Shea family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate Dennis' life in the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home, 135 Union St. Rockland MA 02370, on Wednesday January 31, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM in The Holy Family Church in Rockland. Burial will follow the Funeral Mass in the Village Cemetery in Weymouth.

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Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home

135 Union Street
Rockland, MA 02370
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