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CAPT Claire Marie Shea, USN (Ret.)

December 28, 1931 November 23, 2018
CAPT Claire Marie Shea, USN (Ret.)
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US Navy Retired Captain Claire Marie Shea, 86, formerly of Kingston, PA passed away on Friday, November 23,2018 at The Sylvestery, Vinson Hall Retirement Community in McLean, VA.
Born in Scranton, PA of the late Peter and Marie Costello Shea, Claire joined the US Navy Nurses CORP in October 1953. This was the beginning of 30 years of dedicated service which took her to Key West, Florida; Guam; Japan; Bethesda MD; Quonset Point RI; University of Colorado; St. Albans NY; Portsmouth VA; Naples Italy and Philadelphia PA.
After retiring from the Navy, she earned a master’s degree from College Misercordia, Dallas, PA and went on to live and work in New York City, NY. She worked in Human Resources Administration for New York City.
Upon retiring from New York City, she moved to Kingston, PA where she was a loving sister and caregiver for her sister Audrey Olack.
Preceding her in death are her sisters Dorothy Morris and Audrey Olack, and her brothers Gerard and John Shea.
Surviving are her brother Paul Shea and wife Anne, sister in law Carol Shea and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at Arlington National Cemetery. Money and King Funeral home in Vienna, VA are handling arrangements.

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Arlington National Cemetery at a later date Final Resting Place

1 Memorial Drive
Arlington , VA 22211

1 Memorial Drive Arlington 22211 VA
United States

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