Brendan D. Shea

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Brendan D. Shea of Canton, formerly of Amherst, NH and Seattle, WA, died suddenly on March 28, 2016.

His life was one of love and passion. He married the love of his life, Kimberly (McMahon) Shea in 2009. He was a devoted father to their son Liam, with whom he spent countless hours building towers, hiking, singing songs and hunting for treasure. Cherished son of Dan and Kate Shea of Amherst, NH; loving brother of Corinne Shea and her husband Andrew Appler and uncle to their son Rhys. Dear son-in-law of Grace and Martin Kradin and Steve and Linda McMahon. Beloved nephew of Mary and Jack DiCenzo, JoAnne Brennan, Walter and Pamela Shea, Gail and Leslie Franevsky, Jean and Kent Lamere, Joan and Peter Berry, and Taylor and Erica Brennan; and good friend to his 13 cousins. Adored grandson of Marie Brennan and the late Henry Brennan, and the late Walter and Bernadean Shea.

He attended Souhegan High School in Amherst, NH and American University in Washington, DC. He was a factory representative in the golf industry. Among his passions were golf, cycling, and music. As a two-time cancer survivor, he dedicated himself to helping others, including riding for many years in the Pan Mass Challenge. Throughout his many adventures, he made countless dear friends.

Relatives and friends are welcome to join the Shea family for a memorial Mass at St. Elizabeth Parish, 350 Reedsdale Rd. at Randolph Ave., Milton, MA on Saturday, April 2 at 11:00 am, followed by a celebration of life in the Parish Hall at 12:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established for the family of Brendan,