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SHEA, Loretta H.

Shea - Loretta H.
90, a resident of Penn Hall, Chambersburg, PA and formerly of 2 Hickory Hill Road, Williamsville, NY, died at 2:31 A.M., Monday August 11, 2014 in the nursing home. Born December 7, 1923 in Buffalo, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Horan) Shea. She was a lifelong resident of the Buffalo, NY area. She graduated from Central Park High School, Buffalo, NY and later graduated from Bryant & Strafford Business College. Miss Shea worked as a supervisor for the Internal Revenue Service in Buffalo. She retired in December 1978 after more than 30 years of service. She was a member of St. Gregory the Great Catholic Church in Williamsville, NY. She served as President in 1975 and 1976 of the Buffalo Chapter of the International Quota Club, a women's service organization. Miss Shea enjoyed knitting, reading, especially mysteries, playing golf, table tennis, and making cloisonne; jewelry. She is survived by her niece, Marguerite F. "Marge" Kiersz of Waynesboro, PA; her nephew, James Feldman of Roseville, CA; her great-nephew, Benjamin L. Kiersz and his wife, Sandra G. of Falls Church, VA; two great-great-nephews, Christopher L. Kiersz and Matthew R. Kiersz; her brother-in-law, Marwin Feldman and his wife, Zelda of Buffalo; and numerous other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Marguerite (Shea) Feldman; one great-niece, Martha Kiersz; and two uncles, Timothy Shea and John Shea and his wife, Mary. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, August 13, 2014 in St. Andrew Catholic Church, 12 North Broad Street, Waynesboro with the Rev. Augusty Valomchalil, MSSCC officiating. Burial will be private in Holy Cross Cemetery, Lackawanna, NY. There will be no public viewing. GROVE-BOWERSOX FUNERAL HOME, Waynesboro, is handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.bowersoxfuneralhomes.com

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