George Michael Shea, Jr., 89, of Springfield died at 9:12 pm Monday, October 28, 2013 at Concordia Village. He was born on December 14, 1923 in Joliet to George M. and Winifred Reagan Shea, Sr. He married Mary Frances Offerman on September 8, 1951 and she preceded him in death on January 29, 2000. Also preceding him in death were two sisters, Terri O’Connor and Madonna Shea and an infant brother, John Shea.
He was a member of Our Lady of Grace Church in El Cajon, CA. He was a member of Knights of Columbus. Mr. Shea had a passion for sailboats and was a member of the Harbor Sailboats Club. He enjoyed the outdoors especially hiking and Deep Sea fishing. He lived in San Diego from 1975-2012 and has lived in Springfield since 2012. He retired from Solar Turbines as an electrical engineer after 15 years of service.