Madelene Georgia Shea

April 2, 1924 - Dec. 25, 2013 -

Madelene Georgia Shea, who moved from Beaverton three years ago to Homewood Heights in Jennings Lodge, died on Christmas Day.

She was born in Zincville, Okla., to Lucy Arline Davis and Marion Richard Ryburn on April 2, 1924.

She is survived by: her children, Patricia van der Werf, Thomas Shea, Molly Shea, Rebecca Charter and William Shea; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Thomas Jefferson Shea; and her sisters, Billie Wiglesworth and Grayce Bingham.

A celebration of her life is planned for Saturday, Jan. 11. A Mass in her honor is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. at St. Agatha’s Catholic Church in Sellwood, followed by a noon luncheon at Eastmoreland Golf Course.

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