Frederick Paul Shea – Cumberland

Frederick Paul Shea – Cumberland

Frederick Paul Shea, 75, of Huntington Beach, Calif., formerly of Cumberland, R.I., died suddenly on Aug. 19, 2016, in California.

Born in Rhode Island, he was raised and resided in Cumberland for many years prior to relocating to California. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a former member of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in Cumberland. He attended Sts. Simon and Jude Catholic Church in Huntington Beach, Calif.

A graduate of California State University in Long Beach, he was employed for many years as an accountant. He was the son of the late Henry (Harry) and Pauline (Kozubl) Shea.

Fred is survived by two sons, David M. and Steven P. Shea; two daughters, Susan Gottfried and Kathleen Luna; and five grandchildren, all residing in California.

He also leaves three sisters, Barbara F. Pinto, Frances A. Nelson and Mary M. Amaral, all of Cumberland; a brother Raymond Shea preceded him in death. Additionally, he leaves behind aunts and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be private in California.