SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

July 10, 2014

Brian Shea, 58


Peabody — Brian F. Shea, 58, of Davie, Florida, formerly of Peabody, passed away after a lengthy illness on July 2, 2014, surrounded by his family and friends.

Brian graduated from Peabody High School and worked for HP for 25 years.

He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, especially the summer cookouts by his pool and vacations to Hawaii. Brian loved playing the guitar and was a member of several bands over the years including Points North, So Hip it Hurts and Pirahna Groove.

He is survived by his wife, Kathleen (Wiswall-Bourque) Shea of Davie, Fla., was the loving son of the late Francis and Lois (Sonnabend) Shea; brother of Karen L’Italien and her late husband, Dennis L’Italien of Beverly, Kevin Shea and his wife, Kelli of Miami, Fla., and brother-in-law of Diane Salvato and her husband, Jim of Wakefield. He is also survived by his son, Jason Bourque and his wife Lillibeth of Plantation, Fla.; and daughters, Jessica Bourque of Kailua, Hawaii and Aimee Shea. Grandfather of Ixhora, Sabrina and Connor. Loving uncle of Tracy Smith and her husband, Matt, Todd L’Italien and his wife Dimetra and Allison DiPietro and her husband, Dan. He will be missed by his many friends, including Mike (Como) Cormier and Barbara Bryan.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are kindly invited to gather for his Memorial Service held on Saturday, July 12 at Noon at Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody, with a visitation before the Service from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Kaplan Family Hospice House c/o Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923. Please visit www.ccbfuneral.com for online obit and sign condolences.