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Timothy V. Shea

August 12, 1940 ~ June 24, 2017 (age 76)
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Timothy Vincent Shea 8/12/40-6/24/2017

Tim was born in the Bronx on 12 August 1940 and raised as a young child in Mt. Vernon, NY prior to settling in Florida in 1969. Tim served in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. Oriskany in 1960 and completed 20 years total military service including the reserves and retired as Chief Petty Officer (E-6).  Tim was eventually the 53rd person hired by the Boca Raton Fire Department in 1969 and was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Tim retired on 4/27/1995 and he was able to enjoy 22 years of retirement.

Tim loved swimming and he was a proud Irishman who loved playing and singing songs on his guitar. He will be most remembered for his love for his family and genuine compassion for others and always wearing green.

In 2015, Tim had the chance to fly out to California with his daughter, where he celebrated his 75th birthday with his twin brother John and spend time with the family.

Tim was preceded in death by his parents Kathleen and Daniel Shea and his brother Danny Shea of New York.  He is survived by his wife Sandy, his son Timothy, and his daughter, Kerry. Brother John (Suellen) in California and his sister Eileen in New York.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, July 9th at Glick Family Funeral Home in Boca Raton followed by a reception at the Boca Raton Elks Club.  A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, July 10 at the South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to:

Firefighters of Boca Raton

Local 1560 Benevolent

 Service Information

Memorial Service
July 9, 2017

2:00 PM
Glick Family Funeral Home
3600 North Federal Highway
Boca Raton, Florida 33431

Graveside Service
July 10, 2017

11:00 AM
South Florida National Cemetery
6501 S. State Road 7
Lake Worth, Florida 33449

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