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James Donald Shea
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1929
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 2006
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA

Jim Shea graduated from Corpus Christi High School in 1947. He served in the Army from 1951 to 1953. He was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Galesburg for 39 years, retiring in 1990. After retiring he drove a school bus for several years. He was a member of the National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 88, which was renamed in his honor, James D. Shea National Association of Letter Carriers Branch 88, on Labor Day 2004. He was a 4th degree member of Fr. J.O. Hunt Knights of Columbus Council 556, was secretary/treasurer for the Columbian Home for 40 years and was a member of Ralph M. Noble American Legion Post 285. He was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church and was past president of the parish council and an usher for more than 30 years. He had been active in Cursillo. He was a fan of Galesburg High School boys/girls basketball and Corpus Christi and Costa basketball. He married Patricia Ryan on Sept. 18, 1954, in Galesburg. He has two sons, Steven and Tim; two daughters, Susan and Shari. 
 
Burial:
Saint Josephs Cemetery
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Jeff M. Sullivan
Record added: May 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14235548
James Donald Shea
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James Donald Shea
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