• Elizabeth “Betty” Shea



    June 30, 2021

    Elizabeth “Betty” Shea, 91, of Chittenango passed away Wednesday in the comfort of her home. Born in Bainbridge, NY, Betty was a resident of Chittenango since 1956. A graduate of the College of Mount St. Vincent, Betty was a registered nurse at the Oneida City Hospital for 23 years retiring in 1978. She was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church in Chittenango where she was a Eucharistic Minister, a member of the Funeral Ministry and taught religious education. She was also commissioned by the Syracuse Roman Catholic Diocese as a Pastoral Assistant. She was a past Regent of the Skenandoah Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Oneida Castle from 1992-1995. Betty was predeceased by her husband Walter William Shea in 1985 and her son John Shea in 2010. She is survived by her daughter Elizabeth Teresa “Teri” Tomasi of Chittenango, her son and daughter-in-law W. Anthony “Tony” and Brenda Shea of Chittenango, 5 grandchildren  and 3 great-grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at St. Patrick’s Church, Murray Drive, Chittenango. The Rite of Committal will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Chittenango. Calling hours will be 5-7 pm Tuesday, July 6, 3031 at the G.F. Zimmer Funeral Home, 702 Legion drive, Chittenango. Contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice of CNY, 990 7th North St. Liverpool, NY 13088 or the Skenandoah Chapter NSDAR, c/o Mrs. Pat Taylor-Treasurer NSDAR, 10042 Florence Hill Rd. Camden, NY 13316-6100.

                                                     G.F. ZIMMER F.H.

                                          CHITTENANGO 315-687-3366

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    We are so sad at Betty’s passing. She helped us so much when our son was born in 1974 at Oneida hospital. We remember her fondly.