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Joan Caroline Dangler Shea of Eatontown NJ formally of Rumson NJ passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family. Born in Oakhurst, Ocean Twp, NJ on May 23, 1930 she lived in the Rumson Fair Haven area most of her life before moving to Monmouth Beach NJ and most recently with her son in Eatontown NJ.

She was the daughter of the late Roderic and Dorothy Dangler. She was predeceased by her husband of nearly 60 years James K Shea Jr in 2008. She is survived by her six children, Joan Clark and husband John of Shark River Hills, NJ, Dorothy Shea Cope and husband Bruce of Allen, Texas James K Shea III and wife Dossie of Virginia Beach, Va., Roderic Shea and wife Sue of Copper Hill, Tn., Frederick Shea and wife Joy of Eatontown, NJ., and Timothy Shea and wife Robin of Oceanport, NJ, 19 Grandchildren and 23 Great Grandchildren.

Visitation will take place on Tuesday, December 29th from 4-7 p.m. at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St., Red Bank, NJ 07701. In keeping with the current state mandates regarding COVID-19, face coverings must be worn by all visitors and will not be provided by the funeral home. Guests will be directed to briefly greet the family and exit the building as soon as possible thereafter as only 25 persons are allowed in the funeral home at a time. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, December 30th at 10 a.m. at St. James Roman Catholic Church of Red Bank, NJ. Burial will be private.



Bruce S. Thompson, Owner & Manager, NJ LIC #3740