Patrick William Shea passed away at his home surrounded by his family on April 24, 2020 (official date: April 25, 2020). He was born on May 31, 1949 in Pittston, PA to the late Joseph and Margaret Shea. Patrick graduated from vocational school as a mechanic but pursued carpentry and worked as a carpenter at Pittston Lumber Company and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital for most of his life.
He is survived by wife, Nancy Shea; daughter, Kimie Cimarelli and her husband Adam; son, Patrick Shea and his girlfriend, Megan; brother, Joseph Shea and his wife, Kathy; sister, Cathy McDermott and her husband, Joseph; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family would like to thank the ER, ICU, and PCU nurses at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital, Bayada Skilled and Hospice Nursing, and Home Instead Senior Care for taking such great care of Patrick in his final days. The family will have a memorial service at a later date when family and friends can come together to celebrate Patrick’s life. All donations in Patrick’s memory may be made to the Colleen Shea Children’s Foundation, 1086 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 18702.
Arrangements are made by Kiesinger Funeral Services, Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea.