Thomas Shea

Obituary of Thomas D. Shea

Forestport-Thomas D. Shea, of River Road, husband of Elaine, and a retired N.Y.S. Corrections Officer, passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2006, at St. Luke�(TM)s Hospital, New Hartford, after a brief illness. Thomas was born in Rockville Center, L.I., N.Y. on February 18, 1956, a son of Dennis J. Shea, and the late Anne Kichiloff Shea. He grew up in Hope Well Jct. and for a period of five years he lived in Milton Vt., where he graduated from high school. Mr. Shea had a long career as a corrections officer for the New York State Prison System, retiring in 2003 from the Marcy Correctional Facility with the rank of Lieutenant. On May 5, 1984, Mr. Shea was united in marriage with Elaine Reynolds at St. Denis Church of Hope Well Junction. He and Elaine moved to Forestport twenty two years ago. He was of the Catholic Faith, he greatly enjoyed hunting, fishing, and serving others as an EMT and fire fighter in the Forestport Fire Fighters, Inc. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his father, one daughter; Holly Iannarilli, Harrisonburg, VA., one son; Michael Shea, Tyler, TX., one granddaughter; Gabrielle Iannarilli, one brother; John M. Shea, New Milford, CT, and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation from 5 to 8 pm Thursday at the Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville. Memorial contributions to Forestport Fire Fighters, Inc., Forestport, NY 13338.

Memorial Service

Thursday, February 2, 2006
Trainor Funeral Home, Inc.
143 Schuyler Street
Boonville, New York, United States

Interment at: Waterville Cemetery Crematory

Wednesday, February 1, 2006
Waterville Cemetery Crematory
Waterville, New York, United States