Michael  Shea

Obituary of Michael Edward Shea



Michael Edward (Mike) Shea, age 77 of Toronto, passed away peacefully at home on February 26, 2022, with his wife Mary and daughters Kelly and Alison by his side.


Born to Audrey Kelly and Edward Shea, Mike was a lifelong Toronto Beacher.  He attended St. John’s Catholic School, Neil McNeil High School and St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto.  He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School and with his close friend and partner, Bob Durno, managed a successful law practice for more than forty years. 


Mike was devoted to his large extended family and many friends.  He is survived by his wife Mary Colleen, daughters Kelly Hughes (Rick), Alison Shea (Adam Whisler) and grandsons Sam, Max, Ben, Alex and Cole. He is also survived by his father (Edward) and siblings, Carol (Donald), John (Anna) and Cathy (Clyde) as well as many nieces and nephews.  He will be missed by all he touched for his generosity, kindness, integrity, intelligence and quick wit. 


Thank you to Dr. Moore of PMH, Dr. Algu and all the staff at Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care for all their support.


The family will receive friends at the Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles – Newbigging Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Davisville) for visitation on Wednesday, March 2nd from 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.  The funeral service will be at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 3rd at St. John’s Parish (786 Kingston Road).  Please register to attend at:  stjohnsto.archtoronto.org/Celebration of Life to follow at Scarboro Golf Club.  You are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and have not tested positive within 14 days for both the service and the Celebration of Life.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (Pancreas Cancer Research Fund) or The Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care.  Condolences may be forwarded through www.humphreymiles.com.


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