Michael C. "Mike" Shea, age 92 of Sudbury, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. He was the husband of the late Theresa M. (Albanese) Shea.
Born in Lincoln, Massachusetts on July 16, 1927, Mike was the son of the late Cornelius Thomas and Catherine (Norris) Shea. He was raised and educated in Lincoln.
Mike and Theresa married on February 14, 1954 after meeting at the "Waltham Watch". The couple settled in West Concord. Mike worked as a Bookkeeper for Technical Aid Temp Company for many years.
Mike and Theresa loved to travel, especially to the Bahamas, Bermuda and the US Virgin Islands. They also traveled in the United States, enjoying Niagara Falls and Napa Valley. Mike had a green thumb and had a passion for plants. He loved growing butterfly plants and tiger lilies. He enjoyed getting up early on Sunday mornings to pick up apple cider donuts at local apple orchards to share with his extended family. His favorite being from Bolton Farm. Mike liked a good adventure. One time driving to New York City for a cup of coffee and then turning right around and driving home.
He is survived by his nephew Michael Albanese and his wife Laurie of Maynard, his brother in laws Joseph Albanese of Arlington, Vincent Albanese and wife Josephine of Plymouth and dear friend Robert Egan of Worcester. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mike was predeceased by his brother Cornelius R. Shea.
His graveside services will be celebrated on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 10:00 am at Calvary Cemetery, 250 High Street, Waltham, MA 02453
In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted by McLean Hospital for Alzheimer's research. Please make checks payable to McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Mail stop 126, Belmont, MA 02478. To give online, visit https://givemclean.partners.org/. Indicate "in memory of Michael C. Shea" in the memo field.