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Michael J. Shea, 78, Monrovia, passed away January 13, 2017, in Franciscan Health, Indianapolis. Mike was born August 6, 1938, in Fort Wayne, to the late Robert E. and Mary Jane (Ferguson) Shea.
He attended Our Lady of the Lake Preparatory Seminary on Lake Wawasee and graduated from Central Catholic in Fort Wayne. He proudly served in the United States Army. Mike moved to Morgan County in 1975 and began a career with Citizens Bank. He retired as a Vice President in 2006. Mike was an active member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church and a Fourth Degree Member of the St. Thomas More Council Knights of Columbus. He was also a past president and member of the Monrovia Lions Club. Mike was an avid golfer and also enjoyed fishing and traveling. Above all, he was strongly devoted to his family and simply loved being a grandpa. Mike’s smile and sense of humor will be forever cherished by his loving family and many friends.
Survivors include his wife, Maureen (McArdle) Shea, to whom he was united in marriage September 22, 1973; daughters, Nancy Bennett (Josh) of Bedford and Molly Brugh (Bobby) of Mooresville; twin sister, Patricia Elward of Carmel; brother, Robert E. Shea (Pat) of Ft. Wayne; three grandchildren, Kirsten Bennett, Andrew Bennett, and Eloise Brugh.
Friends and family will gather on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 4 to 8 p.m., in the chapel at Carlisle – Branson Funeral Service & Crematory, Mooresville. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 8 p.m., at the close of visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, January 18, 2017, in St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 1200 N. Indiana St., Mooresville. Burial will be in White Lick Cemetery, Mooresville. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Thomas More Building Fund or to the American Diabetes Association. Visit www.CarlisleBranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.
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