Norma Shea

Norma May Shea (Bruno)

Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Norma May (Bruno) Shea, 86, of Farmholme Road, Pawcatuck, passed away at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital in New London on Thursday, September 5, 2019. She was the wife of the late John W. “Wilky” Shea who predeceased her on December 15, 2012.

Born in Pawcatuck, she was the daughter of the late Angelo M. and Ruby E. Bruno.

Norma worked in the office and as an instructor for Darlington Fabrics for over 38 years until her retirement in 1995. She was a devoted parishioner of St. Michael Church.

She is survived by her children, John W. Shea, Jr. of Pawcatuck and Darlene and her husband Don Fontaine of Mystic; her sister Ann Baton of Pawcatuck; and several nieces and nephews. Norma was predeceased by two brothers, Louis and Michael Bruno; and a sister Mary Ravenelle.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday from 5-7p.m. at Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly. A Funeral Liturgy will take place at 10a.m. on Tuesday at St. Mary’s Church, 95 Main St., Stonington. There is no procession from the funeral home to church. Burial will follow at St. Michael Cemetery, Pawcatuck. For online condolences please visit
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, September 9th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Monday, September 9th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home
    59 Spruce Street
    WESTERLY, RI 02891
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  • Service

    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 10:00am
    St. Mary's Church
    95 Main Street
    STONINGTON, CT 06378
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  • Interment

    St. Michael Cemetery
    PAWCATUCK, CT 06379


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