James Shea

James Shea

Friday, February 13th, 1948 Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

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Obituary for James Kevin Shea

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SHEA James, 72 on April 7, 2020 of Allendale, NJ.
As quietly as he lived his life that's how quietly Kevin departed this life. Married to Nancy (Ganguzza) Shea for 44 and 1/2 years and lived in Allendale for 38 years. Loving father of Katelyn Cortes and her husband Antero, Kristen Shea and Jordan Shea. Dear grandfather of Shea Cortes. He attended Bergen Catholic High School, then went on to the Maritime College State University of N.Y.Merchant Marine Academy at Fort Schuyler. Served in the United States Coast Guard from 1970 to 1973. His love of cars, especially Corvettes, began at his family owned dealership, Shea Chevrolet, in Hackensack, N.J. since he was a young boy. Started out sweeping floors and doing menial tasks and learning all aspects of the business then becoming Vice President. He worked at Alpha Analytical in Mahwah N.J. He attended the Midland Park Christian Reformed Church in Midland Park, N.J. He coached his children's soccer and hockey games and loved watching football and hockey on TV..He was a kind, gentle man and a true gentleman was loved and respected by many. Gone too soon!

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    Tuesday, April 14th, 2020 | 11:30am
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    Tuesday, April 14th, 2020


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Nancy & Family: Thank you for the phone call we shared today. Verena and I will miss seeing your husband i'm glad we had the time to get to know him and i cherish the memories of that as well as our friendship over the years as former class mates. With Love Jeff & Verena Zaugg
Comment | Posted at 02:35pm via Condolence

Love, Judy & Terry

Dear Nancy & Family, Please accept our deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts. We pray God will give you strength, peace and comfort.
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Comment | Posted at 01:47pm via Memorial Tree

connie oblen

my dear friend Nan....I am so very sorry for your pain and suffering...Kevin is now in the arms of the angels...thank you for telling me about the graveside service...I watched it...God bless you Nan
Comment | Posted at 11:50am via Condolence

Joan Duryea

Nancy and family. My deepest sympathy in your loss
of Kevin. He was a kind and sincere man. May he be
at peace now in the loving arms of God.
Love, Joan and John.
Comment | Posted at 10:21am via Condolence

Sending our deepest condolences. We are praying for you all during this incredibly difficult time. Know that he is watching over you now. May he Rest In Peace. Sending you hugs and all of our love.

Love, Todd, Vanessa, Joey, Gabby, and Dom
Comment | Posted at 09:17am via Condolence

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