James A. O’Shea
unknown - December 26, 2012
James A. O’Shea, Esq., 78, of Skaneateles, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. He was born in Skaneateles Falls, the son of the late James and Nellie Major O’Shea. He was an attorney for Smith Sovik in Syracuse and for the town of Skaneateles Planning Board. He was a graduate of LeMoyne College and received his law degree from Syracuse University. James was a communicant of St. Mary’s of the Lake Church in Skaneateles and a member of Council 9042 Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his wife Ellen Lynch O’Shea, two daughters Meghan (Marc) Leonardis and Kerry (John) Porter all of Skaneateles, a sister Ellen (James) Dwyer, two brothers Danny (Peggy) and Jerry (Kathi) O’Shea, five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his infant son James Patrick O’Shea
Mass of Christian burial: Dec. 29 in St. Mary’s of the Lake Church. Burial was in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Skaneateles Food Pantry, where James volunteered, or the American Red Cross. To send condolences visit: robertdgrayfuneralhome.com.