Nelson Cletus Shea
1930 - 2022
Nelson Cletus Shea
Visitation Information
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 (Open to the Public)
Visitation Time
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Visitation Location
Rooney Funeral Home and Chapel, Alberton, PEI
Service Information
Service Date
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Service Time
3:00 p.m.
Service Location
St. Simon and St. Jude Church, Tignish, PEI
Burial Information
Burial Date
At a later date and time
Burial Location
St. Simon and St. Jude Cemetery, Tignish, PEI
Requested Charity
West Prince Caring Cupboard or the Parkinson Society
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The death occurred peacefully, at the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Hospital, Alberton, on Friday, April 22, 2022, of Nelson Cletus Shea, of Anglo-Tignish, age 91 years. Beloved husband to the late Shirley Mary (nee Harper) Shea, who predeceased him in July 2006. Born on May 21, 1930, he was the son of the late Alexander and Gertrude Mary (nee Gavin) Shea.

Lovingly remembered by his children, June (Arthur) Gaudet of Sea Cow Pond, Nelson Junior (Jean) Shea of Anglo, Floyd (Cecilia) Shea of Anglo, Carol Ann (Glen) Doucette of Sea Cow Pond, Clayton (Carolyn) Shea of Sundre, AB, Goldie (Edward) Murray of Ottawa,  Rodney (Elaine) Shea of Anglo, and Kim (Michael) DesRoches of Greenmount. He is also survived by a daughter-in-law, Barb (Ivan) Gaudet of Anglo, and his brothers and sisters-in-laws, Marjory Jeffery, Carmella McHugh, Clifford Harper, Beaty Arsenault, Donald Harper, Warren Harper, Judy Gallant (deceased), and Peggy McCarthy. He will be sadly missed by his 20 grandchildren, Melanie, Heidi, Kallie, Gena, Aaron, Miranda, Travis, Natalie, Dexter, Mandy, Nadia, Hannah, Ally, Jonathan, Roy, Ethan, Kalim, Jake, Leah, Ronan and by his 17 great-grandchildren, Gus, Felix, Alexa, Brynn, Kate, Lucy, Thomas, Violet, Myles, Karly, Sophia, Austin, Charlie, Nelson,Toby, Everett, and Henry.

He was predeceased by his two sons, Maurice and Gordon. Gone before him are siblings, Russell, Albert, Joseph, Lloyd,Wilson, Gertrude Peloquin, Hilary, Margaret Ann, Sr. Laura Shea CSM, Sr. Angela Shea CND, and Theresa Judson.

Resting at the Rooney Funeral Home and Chapel, Alberton.Public visiting hours Tuesday evening April 26th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral mass on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, from St. Simon and St. Jude Church, Tignish, for funeral mass at 3:00 p.m., Rev. John Molina, celebrant. Interment later in the church cemetery.

As an expression of sympathy memorials to the West Prince Caring Cupbpoard or to the Parkinson Society would be gratefully appreciated.
Please note that masks are still mandatory to attend the visitation and funeral mass.
Nelson Cletus Shea