Cover photo for Maurice F. "Mon" O'Shea's Obituary
Maurice F. "Mon" O'Shea Profile Photo

Maurice F. "Mon" O'Shea

June 18, 1932 — June 4, 2022

of Melrose, formerly of Charlestown

Maurice F. "Mon" O'Shea

Maurice Francis “Mon” O’Shea of Melrose, formerly of Dorchester and Charlestown, June 4, 2022 after a brief illness. Loving and devoted husband for 51 years of Anne M. O’Shea (Callahan). Loving father of Matthew O’Shea and his wife Rachel, Christopher O’Shea and his wife Jennifer and Timothy O’Shea and his wife Kairsten. Cherished Papa to Callie, Josh, Sarah, Maren, Will, Rory, Ryan, and Gavin.

Born June 18th, 1932 to the late Maurice and Mary O’Shea (Malley) in Boston. Raised in the Savin Hill section of Dorchester, Mon was the oldest of 8 children and he was the proud big brother of William O’Shea and his wife Geri, Mary Senier and her late husband Robert, Justin O’Shea and his wife Kathy, Maureen Tomasz and her husband Steve and the late Paul O’Shea, Robert O’Shea and his late wife Mary Lou and Daniel O’Shea.

Mon had a life-long thirst for learning; he attended St. William’s School, Boston Latin School, Northeastern University, St. John’s Seminary, Boston University, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Mon was a past President of Bunker Hill Community College where he worked for 26 years in several executive positions. A member of the Society of St. James the Apostle, he spent 7 years as a missionary in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Mon is a Past President of the Charlestown Historical Society. Mon loved to read and was passionate about history; he loved his Red Sox, Celtics, and Patriots, and in his earlier days he loved the beach; most notably his time at Hampton Beach with his family. Above all, Mon cherished his family, his wife Anne, his 3 sons and their families, and his brothers and sisters and their families.

Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St. (RT 28) STONEHAM, Monday, June 13th at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Mon’s Eternal Life in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St. Stoneham at 10am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with Mon’s Family on Sunday, June 12th from 2-5pm in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and elevator are available. Interment Blue Hills Cemetery, Braintree.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations in Mon’s memory to The Charlestown Boys & Girls Club, 15 Green St. Charlestown, MA 02129 or by referring to https://www.bgcb.org/donate-now or to The Harvest on Vine Food Pantry 49 Vine St. Charlestown, MA 02129 or by referring to https://www.paypal.com/donate?token=c199KAYm5e1uSh6PN_jPugs5hwwh4pvD64o3undtRM u6ukT5kt0MxykHS36z2AHhYmSQfXJGUZicIITY

For more information, www.facebook.com/BarileFamilyFuneralHome

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Maurice F. "Mon" O'Shea, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, June 12, 2022

2:00 - 5:00 pm (Eastern time)

Barile Family Funeral Home-Stoneham

482 Main Street, Stoneham, MA 02180

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Celebration of Life

Monday, June 13, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Interment

Monday, June 13, 2022

12:30 - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 104

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree