Winifred M. (Scott) Shea, 83, of Auburn, died Wednesday at home surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness.
A kind, courageous, and generous woman devoted to her family, Winnie, as she was known by her family and friends, was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, Richard J. (Dick) Shea. She is survived by her children: Richard J. Shea of Webster; Deacon William S. Shea and his wife Miriam of Charlton; Kathryn M. wife of Albert L. Bisceglia of Holden; Patricia E. (Trish) wife of Francis A. Neale of Leicester; and Garry J. Shea of Auburn. Winnie is also survived by her loving grandchildren: Kathleen and Michael Shea; Kirsten and Brianna Shea; Alyson Bisceglia; Jillian, Jessica, and Kristyn Neale; Amanda wife of JT Bradley; and Brett, Ryen, and Summer Shea. She was predeceased by her son Kevin J. Shea, grandson Daniel R. Shea, sister Marion Scott, and brother Donald R. Scott. Winnie also leaves her daughter-in-law Patricia M. Shea; her sister, Barbara M. Cammuso; her brothers, George Scott, Paul Scott and his wife Kathy, Bernadette Scott, and Joseph Scott and his wife Bonnie; and her sisters-in-law Carole McGurl, Karen Shea, Mary Shea, and Rita Shea. Winnie leaves many nieces and nephews.
Winnie was born in Worcester. She was the daughter of the late George V. and Winifred P. (Early) Scott. Winnie was a graduate of Auburn High School. She worked as a teledata entry clerk for ADP.
Winnie’s greatest joy was being a mother and grandmother. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was an avid fan of the Patriots and Red Sox. She enjoyed many road trips with Dick and Jean and Bob Towne and monthly lunches with the girls from Club. Her greatest attributes were her kindness, compassion, and gentle nature.
The Shea family would like to extend special thanks to Marion and Ed Lemay and Barbara Burton for the care and compassion they showed to Winnie.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours from 3-6 PM on Sunday, February 11, 2018 in the BRITTON-WALLACE FUNERL HOME, 91 Central Street in Auburn. Winnie’s funeral will be held from the funeral home with a Mass celebrated at 10 AM on Monday, February 12, 2018 in SAINT JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, 10 H. PUTNAM ROAD EXT CHARLTON. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.