Joseph "Dean" Shehan, 59

Born: Sun., Apr. 9, 1961
Died: Thu., Aug. 27, 2020


2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Mon., Aug. 31, 2020
Location: Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service

Memorial Service

3:00 PM Mon., Aug. 31, 2020
Location: Washburn & Dorsey

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Mr. Joseph "Dean" Shehan, 59, of Ellenboro, died suddenly on Thursday, August 27, 2020.
He was the son of the late Joseph Donald Shehan and Magdalene Cuthbertson Shehan. Dean was a CDL truck driver for over 30 years, worked in well drilling, and construction, but recently worked as a security guard.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Sylvia Spake Shehan; his stepmother, Annette Shehan of Spindale; his sister, Ann Walker of Spindale; and well as many stepbrothers, stepsisters, nieces and nephews; as well as great nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service will be conducted at 3:00 pm Monday, August 31, 2020 at Washburn & Dorsey Funeral Home. Several family members will provide Eulogies for Dean.
The Visitation will be from 2 pm until 3 pm Monday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Duncan's Creek Presbyterian Church, in care of Treasurer Judy Brown, 3627 Old Lincolnton Road, Shelby, NC 28152 or the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.
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Chris cobb
   Posted Fri August 28, 2020
Sorry to hear my mom vickie was his first cousin I'm a second seems like our family don't make it long enough in life Chris cobb

Donna Pittman
   Posted Sat August 29, 2020
So sorry to hear of the passing of Dean. I had the pleasure of getting to know Dean when he worked with us for several years. Sylvia my heart breaks for you. May God put his arms around you and bring you some semblance of peace. Prayers for all the family and friends.

Della Richardson
   Posted Sun August 30, 2020
Sylvia and family,
So sorry to hear of Dean's passing. Our heartfelt prayers for peace and comfort at this difficult time. We will miss our long time neighbor.
Della and Jerry

Elizabeth Worthington
   Posted Mon August 31, 2020
Sylvia, My deepest sympathies to you and your family. So sorry to hear of the sudden passing of your husband. May the grace of god comfort you at this time and keep you surrounded by his love. No words can truly comfort you but know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Shonda (Regina) Bright
   Posted Mon August 31, 2020
Ann, I didn't know your brother ; but I am so so for your loss! I know that I am related to all the Shehan's and he would have been related to me as well. I will continue to prayer for you and your family during this difficult time!! Lv Ya, Shonda (Gina)

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