Shea, Dennis R., Saginaw Township, Michigan


Beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle, and friend passed away at his home Friday, June 10, 2011. Age 69 years. Denny was born in Bedford Ohio, on November 17, 1941 to his late parents Edwin and Dorothy Shea. He married Irene Ellsworth his wife of 50 years on October 8, 1960. He began his career in Ohio as a Patternmaker. He retired after 35 years. He enjoyed belonging to the Union and retired as the President of the Saginaw Pattern Makers Local Lodge PM2839. He was of Catholic Faith and enjoyed entertaining friends and family. Denny also belonged to a Rock band when he was young called the Detours. His love for music was part of him his whole life. Surviving besides his wife Irene, are his Brother Michael and Connie Shea, and his sister Pat Wiengart and sister in-law Karen Shea two children, Shelly Fila, Stephen and Nancy Shea. His grandchildren Stephenie, Leslie, and Cameron Fila, and Nick, Alex, and T.J. Novak, as well as several nieces and nephews. Denny was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers, Robert and Terry Shea, his favorite son In-law Edward Fila Jr., and granddaughter Carri Fila. Honoring Mr. Shea’s wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place on Friday, June 17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. www.snowfuneralhome.net