2013-11-15 / Obituaries

Rita Mary O’Shea

Rita Mary O’Shea, 84, of Lubbock, Texas, passed away on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in her residence, surrounded by family and friends.

Born Sept. 10, 1929 in Malden, Mass., she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Theodore and Gertrude Rita (Henry) Reekast, and wife of the late John J.C. O’Shea, a prominent attorney in the Lubbock area.

Survivors include her four children, John J.C. O’Shea III and wife, Ana of Lubbock, Texas, Kelley A. O’Shea Duncan and husband, Jeff of Jupiter, Fla., Kathleen M. O’Shea of Lubbock, Texas, and Brian C. O’Shea of Los Angeles, Calif.; two brothers, J. Frank Herlihy and James W. Herlihy; and three granddaughters, Samantha, Jessica, and Alexys.

Family and friends gathered for a rosary at 6 p.m. Wednesday Nov. 13, 2013 followed by a visitation at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. Mass was held Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

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