Robert T. Shea

Born: Sun., Jan. 10, 1937
Died: Sat., Dec. 31, 2011


4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Jan. 04, 2012
Location: Short, Williamson & Diamond

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Thu., Jan. 05, 2012
Location: St. Joseph's Church

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SHEA, Robert T. of Belmont, entered into rest on Saturday, December 31, 2011, at home, surrounded by his loving family.  He was 74 years of age.  Born in Cambridge, Bob was a longtime resident of Belmont.  He received his Master's Degree from Anna Maria College.  Bob was in law enforcement  for the Town of Belmont for over 43 years and was  the retired Chief, Belmont Police Department, the Boston University Police Department and for a short time he assumed the Chief's position for the City of Chelsea Police Department. Son of the late Joseph F. and Rose M. (Dwyer) Shea. Beloved Husband of AnneVerge Shea.  Dear and devoted father of  Det. Robert J. Shea, Concord Police Department and his wife, Karen and Sgt. Kevin M. Shea, Belmont Police Department and his wife, Karen all of Belmont. Brother of Charles Shea of Spencer, Richard Shea of Waltham, Kathleen Shea and Karen Rivers of Belmont and the late Rosemary DelVecchio.  Loving grandfather of Casey, Lindsey, Ryan, Colin, Michael and Connor Shea. Nephew of Robert Shea of Beverly.  He is also survived by Jacob Verge and his wife, Mary of E. Kingston, NH, Natalie Verge of N. Hampton, NH  and Nathan and Andrew Verge.  Funeral from the Short, Williamson & Diamond Funeral Home,  52 Trapelo Road, BELMONT, Thursday, Jan. 5 at 9 a.m.  Funeral Mass in St. Joseph’s Church, 130 Common St., Belmont, at 10 o’clock.  Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday 4-8 p.m.  Interment Highland Meadow Cemetery, Belmont.  Late Army Veteran and member of the Clover Club of Boston; the IACP; MACP and the IAPOA  . In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory to the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center (Att: Harriet Kornfeld), 72 East Concord St. L-219, Boston, MA 02218 , would be sincerely appreciated.

Charitable donations may be made in Robert's memory to the following organization:

Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center (Att: Harriet Kornfeld)
72 East Concord St. L-219, Boston, MA 02218

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Steve and Cindy Marshall
   Posted Tue January 03, 2012
Kevin, As always there is never the right thing to say. We have only been friends for the past few years but in that time we were struck by how dedicated you and your brother and your families were to making your Dad's time a time to be with his family. We send our love and prayers.Steve and Cindy

Elisabeth DelVecchio Jutkiewicz
   Posted Tue January 03, 2012
Kevin and Bobby I am very sorry for thr loss of your Father, I am glad that I went to visit Bob a fewe weeks ago, I pray that you find comfort in all the memories you have with your Dad, My prayers and love are with you both and also to the rest of the family. With love Elisabeth

Artie Panosian BUPD (retired)
   Posted Tue January 03, 2012
To Kevin, Bobby, Charlie, Anne & Family;

Please accept my deepest heartfelt condolences on the loss of your loved one.

May God bless you and your family's in this time of sorrow and may you all find the strength and courage to get through the days ahead.

Chief Shea was a great boss, friend and sincere man.

My thoughts and prayers will be with you.

God Bless

Hollingsworth Family
   Posted Wed January 04, 2012
Kevin and Bobby - Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your dad. He was a great guy and I was fortunate enough to know him. No finer boys could have taken care of their father! He will be missed. Hollingsworth family

Roberta Shea Tibbetts
   Posted Tue January 10, 2012
Sorry for your loss of a father, brother, grandfather and cousin. wish I could of been there just found out. Kevin, your Dad and Charles really honored my mom (Rita) when she passed she would have very honored by what you had done. Bob will be missed

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