Mary Shea

Obituary of Mary K. Shea

Mary K. Shea passed away peacefully, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the age of 95. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was a long time resident of Bergen County particularly in Ramsey. She was a devout catholic and a faithful member of St. Paul’s Church in Ramsey as well as a member of their rosary society. She was employed in the Building Department of The Village of Ridgewood. She was a volunteer at Cornwall Hospital. Mary was predeceased by her beloved husband of 70 years, Frank V. Shea, who passed away in May, 2019. She is also predeceased by her sisters Leona McLaughlin and Dorothy Stevenson. Mary is survived by her sons Kevin F. Shea, Michael G. Shea, his wife Carol; daughters Maryellen Fritz, her late husband Jack; Patricia S. Maisch and her husband Joseph; seven grandchildren: Shea, his wife Gwen, Micah, Jason, his wife Katrina, Megan, her husband Jefferson, Jacqueline, her husband Royce, Brian, his wife Jessica and Greg; three great grandchildren: Calum, Kynleigh and Grayson; and many loving nieces and nephews. Mary’s family would like to thank Theresa Duaryenneh from the bottom of their hearts for her utmost care and compassion given to her over the past few months. Visitation will be held on Friday, February, 21, 2020 from 4:00 – 8:00 at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, (, 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff. The funeral mass will be held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Church, 200 Wyckoff Ave., Ramsey. Interment will follow at Maryrest Cemetery in Mahwah. Contributions in Mary’s memory may be made to Alzheimer’s New Jersey, 425 Eagle Rock Avenue, Suite 203, Roseland, NJ 07068.


4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, February 21, 2020
Vander Plaat Funeral Home
257 Godwin Avenue
Wyckoff, New Jersey, United States

Funeral Mass

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Saturday, February 22, 2020
St. Paul's R.C. Church
200 Wyckoff Avenue
Ramsey, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Maryrest Cemetery
770 Darlington Avenue
Mahwah, New Jersey, United States
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