Janet L. “Jane” Shea, 87, of Altoona, passed away Monday afternoon at her residence surrounded by her family. Jane was born in Altoona, the daughter of the late Mary Winters. She married Bernard “Bernie” Shea on July 22, 1954 at St. Michaels Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg.
She is survived by: her husband, Bernie; two daughters: Ruth Dittsworth (Daryl) and Theresa Shearer (Jeff); three sons: Bernie Jr. (Wendy), Pat (Donna) and Danny (Michele); 16 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and a son-in-law, Gary Keagy.
She was preceded in death by her son, Mathew, and daughter, M. Denise Keagy.
Jane enjoyed taking care of her family and spending time with her husband, children and, especially, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Shea was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Christian Mothers at the church, and Blair County Genealogy Society.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today, May 19, 2021, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home, Inc., 1204 - 17th Street, Altoona
There will be a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 2021, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Broad Ave. and 27th Street, Altoona, with Father James Dugan officiating. Private committal will be at Greenlawn Cemetery of St. Michaels, Hollidaysburg.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be sent to Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2716 Broad Ave. Altoona, PA 16601, for masses.
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