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Richard Shiels

Richard Shiels

Friday, May 7th, 1948 Monday, April 15th, 2019

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Obituary for Richard M Shiels

Shiels, Richard M. of Baldwin, on April 15, 2019. Devoted husband of Carol Ann (nee Bassi). Beloved father of Mark, Beth (Michael Quinones), Amy Hananel (Scott), Keri Rosch (Tom), Matthew (Nicole) and Meghan. Loving grandfather of Kendall, Kayden, Avery, Gavin, Samantha, Ryan, Jonathan, Reagan, London, Hannah and Lincoln. Dear brother of Maureen Hollett (Bill), Kathy Karkhet (Jay) and the late Patrick and Timothy. The family will receive friends Monday April 22, 2019 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at Cecere Family Funeral Home 2283 Grand Ave. Baldwin, N.Y. 11510. Funeral Mass Tuesday 11:15 AM at St. Christopher RC Church, Baldwin, N.Y. Cremation private. Please visit

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  • Visitation

    Monday, April 22nd, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Cecere Family Funeral Home
    2283 Grand Ave.
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    Monday, April 22nd, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Second Visitation

    Monday, April 22nd, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Cecere Family Funeral Home
    2283 Grand Ave.
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    Monday, April 22nd, 2019
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Service

    Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 | 11:15am
    St. Christopher RC Church
    Merrick Road
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    Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

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vivian colon

mrs.carol sorry for your loss ... May MR.Shiels RIP ... My math teacher ... You were my English teacher love you both as forever my teachers ...God bless your family also my love Vivian Colon !!!
Comment | Posted at 06:42pm via Condolence

Victor W. Rivera

I'm a 1973 graduate of Transfiguration School in Brooklyn, NY. I had the fortune of having Richard and Carol as my teachers. I later was fortunate again to have Richard as my teacher at Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School. Richard was a wonderful teacher and a good man. Both he and Carol made a significant impact on my life. I keep in touch with several schoolmates who benefited from the experience of having these two wonderful people as their teachers. We all share in the sorrow of Richard's passing. He will forever live in our memories.
Comment | Posted at 06:11pm via Condolence

Ines Ayala Weisel

Miss Carol, my deepest and most heartfelt condolences to you and your family for your loss. You and Mr. Shiels made such a great impact for good on all the children you taught at Transfiguration school. May our Father in Heaven enfold each of you in His loving care.
Comment | Posted at 04:54pm via Condolence

Lillian Almodovar

My deepest condolences to Ms. Carol and family. Mr. Shiels was a wonderful teacher in grammar school and I was lucky enough to have him in my high schools, Christ the King and Bishop Loughlin as well. His easy going nature was very comforting. It's nice to see his smiling face in the picture posted above. It makes me think he had the happy, fulfilling life he deserved. God bless you, Mr. Shiels and your family!
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Yvonne Rodriguez

He was my teacher at Transfiguration. I loved his with and sense of humor. I was so happy for him and Miss Carol when they got together. I'm glad they had a beautiful life together. God Bless
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