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Loretta Anne McFarland Shinn
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1922
Jersey City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Death: May 4, 2009
Melbourne Beach
Brevard County
Florida, USA

Loretta Anne Shinn, 86, of Melbourne Beach, Fla., formerly of Spring Lake, passed away Monday, May 4, 2009. Loretta was born Aug. 4, 1922 in Jersey City to Joseph and Elizabeth McFarland. She married James R. "Ray" Shinn Oct. 2, 1946. They lived in Spring Lake, where they raised their family before retiring and moving to Melbourne Beach in 1978.
She was a dedicated mother and homemaker and will be sadly missed by her children, James R. Shinn Jr. of Jackson, Virginia and her husband Bob Knapp of Greenville, S.C., Joseph and his wife Sheryl Shinn of Chesterfield, Mass., Jeffrey and his wife Anita Shinn of Indialantic, Fla., Edward and his wife Deborah Shinn of Wall, and Mark and his wife Deborah Shinn of Melbourne, Fla.; 19 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her husband, James; her brother, Joseph McFarland; and two young sons, Michael and Gregory.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Published in the Asbury Park Press on 5/7/2009
Created by: John Smolarek
Record added: Jan 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46733020


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