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Mortimer F. Shea

Illiness Fatal to Mort Shea Sr.

  Mortimer F. Shea, 76, well known Hamilton Township farmer, died at his home Friday after a two year illness.

  A life-long resident of the area, he was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Shea and was born at the home where the family still resides at 11473 Sullivan Road, Clare County.

  Mr. Shea was a member of the Sacred Heart Church and the Knights of Columbus. He attended the Shea School in Hamilton Township, was a farmer all his life and a livestock dealer for about 20 years.

  He and the former Dorothy Baumann were married in St. Michaelís Church in Remus.

  Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Mortimer Jr., and Donald, both of Gladwin; six daughters, Mrs. Joe (Frances) Liddy of Pontiac; Mrs. William (Ruth) Hardy, Mrs. Joe (Nora) Closs, Mrs. Jake (Mary) Vitkuski and Mrs. Ron (Donna) Thomson, all of Midland, and Mrs. (Frank (Roseann) Barber, of Fisherville; one sister, Mrs. Nellie Haslem, of Memphis; 48 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Margaret, in 1934.

  Services were held Monday at 11 a.m. in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with the Rev. Edward Trombley officiating, assisted by Father Thomas Morrissey and Father James Fitzpatrick. Burial was in Highland Cemetery. A Rosary was said Sunday at 8 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home. .

{Note: Actual Recorded Date of Death is: unk. Name: Mortimer F. Shea}
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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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