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Michael E. Shea

July 6, 2017
Lake Placid News

Michael Eugene Shea, 77, passed peacefully at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid on Monday, July 3, 2017.

Born Jan, 12, 1940, he was the son of John "Jack" and Elizabeth Shea of Lake Placid. He was the proud son, brother and uncle of the three generations of Winter Olympians in the Shea family.

Mike graduated from Lake Placid High School Class of 1960 and served in the U.S. Navy in the Great Lakes area.

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He was a member of St. Agnes Church and loyal, active member of American Legion Post 326 (holding many positions) and numerous ski associations.

As a life long resident of Lake Placid, he was a licensed realtor (Whiteface Agency), Certified PSIA Ski Instructor at Mt. Whitney, Paleface and Whiteface Mts. He served as a ski representative for many years while working at ORDA.

He was predeceased by his parents and brothers Jack and Patrick.

He is survived by his brother Jim (Judy) of Lake Placid; eight nieces and nephews; 14 grand nieces and nephews; uncle Gene Shea of St. Petersburg, Florida; along with numerous cousins.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 9, at the M. B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home with an American Legion Prayer Service at 6:45 p.m.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, July 10 at St. Agnes Church in Lake Placid, followed by internment in St. Agnes Cemetery in the Shea plot. Memorial donations may be made to the American Legion Post 326, Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946.

Relatives and friends are invited to share a memory, order flowers or leave condolences at



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