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Michael Shea

December 15, 1953 – September 9, 2017

Michael Shea
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Obituary for Michael Shea

Michael Edward Shea, 63, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, September 9, 2017 after two weeks of battling an acute infection. He was born on December 15, 1953 to Edward and Evelyn Shea in Bangor, Maine. Michael is survived by his wife Carrie, his daughter Meghan, his two sons Matthew and McKinley, his mother Evelyn, his brother Patrick and his sister Kristine. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward. Michael received his PhD in Nuclear Geochemistry from the University of Chicago. He enjoyed music, wine, fly fishing, riding his Harley Davidson, and spending time with his family and friends. He was loved dearly by all who met him. Memorial service will be held on Friday, September 15 at 10:00am at the First Presbyterian Church, 700 North Sheridan Road, Lake Forest, Illinois 60045. A post-service gathering will be held at the Onwentsia Club, 300 North Green Bay Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045. In lieu of flowers, gifts in memory of Michael may be made to the Northwestern Memorial Foundation, 251 East Huron Street, Galter Pavilion, Suite 3-200, Chicago, Illinois 60611, foundation.nmh.org/giving, 312.926.2033. Please ensure your gift is in memory of Michael Shea.

Service Information

Friday, September 15th, 2017 10:00am
First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest
700 North Sheridan Road
Lake Forest, IL
Location Information
At the corner of Deerpath Road and Sheridan Road.