On July 8, Evelyn (Joann) Shea died unexpectedly of natural causes in Seattle,
Washington. She was 83 years old. Joann loved to travel (especially on cruise
ships) and was on her way home after an Alaskan cruise when she passed away.
May you rest in peace, Joann!
Evelyn (Joann) is survived by Austin (great nephew), Susan (step daughter), Jackie
(step niece) and Bobby (step nephew). Joann was born Evelyn Joann Russell
on September 29, 1938 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Joann was predeceased by Clair Eugene Shea (husband), Weaver (father) and
Jennie (mother) Russell, Eugene Russell (brother) Jackie Russell (sister-in-law),
and her niece, Barbara Ellison.
Joann grew up Beach Grove, Indiana, graduating from Beach Grove High School
in 1957. She relocated to Florida in 1985.
A small memorial service will be held at the Florida National Cemetery at a later
date. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the Disabled
American Veterans or to your local animal shelter.