Barbara Shea

Barbara J. Shea

1936 - 2018

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Obituary of Barbara J. Shea

DELMAR – Barbara J. Shea, 81, of Delmar, passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018.

Born in Albany on October 27, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Sheldon C. and Leona M. (Bennett) Shea. She was a graduate of Bethlehem Central High School, Class of 1954 and Albany Business College. Barbara had worked for the NYS Thruway Authority and the Workers' Compensation Disability Benefits Bureau prior to her retirement.

Barbara enjoyed all sports, particularly bowling. She also enjoyed golf, was a past member at Tall Timber, Normanside and Sycamore Country Clubs and played in the Women's North East League. She was one of the "Bethlehem Walking Twins" and was a communicant of St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Delmar.

In addition to her parents, Barbara was predeceased by her best friend and identical twin sister, Patricia A. Putnam. She is survived by many dear friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday from 4 to 7 pm at the Applebee Funeral Home, 403 Kenwood Ave., Delmar. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9:30 am Thursday at the St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 35 Adams Pl., Delmar. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Glenmont.

Contributions in her memory to the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny La., Latham, NY 12110 would be appreciated.

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4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Applebee Funeral Home
403 Kenwood Avenue
Delmar, New York, United States

Mass of Christian Burial

9:30 am
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Church Of St. Thomas The Apostle
35 Adams Place
Delmar, New York, United States
Service Time: 09:30 AM

Interment at: Calvary Cemetery

12:00 pm
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Calvary Cemetery
481 Route 9W
Glenmont, New York, United States