Rita Ann Shea
Rita Ann Shea, a personal assistant to Henry Rose, died on July 30th at age 85.
Before becoming a personal assistant, she was the general manager for Frank’s Auto School.
A native of the Rockaways since the 1950’s, where she raised her family, Shea was a resident of Inwood in recent years. She was a member of the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary in Rockaway.
Shea is preceded in death by her mother and father, Francis and Walter, and husband, George. She is survived by her children, Michael, Timothy, Maureen, Barbara, Sally and Susan; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
A private Mass will be held at Our Lady of Good Council in Inwood on August 12th at 11:15 a.m.