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Peter D. Shea

October 14, 1948 May 18, 2021
Peter D. Shea
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Obituary for Peter D. Shea

Peoria-Peter D. Shea, age 72, of Dunlap, IL, passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
Peter was born on October 14, 1948 in Peoria, a son of James D. and Ruth M. (Marchino) Shea. He is survived by two sons Jason (Jill) Shea of Brimfield and Joshua (Stacia) Shea of Roswell, GA, two grandchildren, Carter and Lawson, two brothers, Thomas and Timothy Shea, as well as four sisters, Mary Gover, Ann Hickey, Patricia Bednar and Frances Crusen. He was preceded in death by three brothers, James, Michael, and John and one sister, Delia Ryan.
Peter graduated from Spalding Institute in 1966, attended Bradley University and proudly served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. He was a huge sports fan, enjoying following the Chicago Cubs and the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame. He loved woodworking and helping others. Peter’s favorite pastime was following his sons’ activities and spending time with family.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm on Friday, May 21, 2021 at St. Jude Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be at 11:00 AM am on Saturday, May 22, 2021 with a half hour prior visitation also at the church. Fr. Patrick Henehan will officiate and entombment will follow at Resurrection Mausoleum in Peoria.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Peter’s name to St. Jude Catholic Church.
Friends may sign the online guestbook or send condolences to www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

21

May

5:00 PM 5/21/2021 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/21/2021 7:00:00 PM
St. Jude Catholic Church

10811 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61615

St. Jude Catholic Church
10811 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Visitation

Saturday

22

May

10:30 AM 5/22/2021 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/22/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Jude Catholic Church

10811 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61615

St. Jude Catholic Church
10811 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Saturday

22

May

11:00 AM 5/22/2021 11:00:00 AM
St. Jude Catholic Church

10811 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61615

St. Jude Catholic Church
10811 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria 61615 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery & Mausoleum Final Resting Place

7519 N Allen Rd
Peoria, IL 61614

7519 N Allen Rd Peoria 61614 IL
United States
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