Christina O’Shea

November 23, 2021
Christina O’Shea

Christina F. O’Shea passed away Nov 23rd 2021 in Williamsburg, Va. She was 80 years old and had been in hospice care since early September.

Christina was born and raised in Worms, Germany the youngest of seven. She met her husband Maurice (Mike) O’Shea while he was stationed there with the US Army. In 1976, the O’Sheas moved from Heidelberg, Germany to Williamsburg, Va. Christina was an entrepreneur and started and managed Christina’s Kitchen for 6 years. After selling her business, she attended William & Mary (graduating with honors in 1989) and was accepted into nursing school. In 1993, Christina suffered a major stroke which unfortunately ended her career however she continued to be an active member of her community and parish. She was an avid reader and enjoyed keeping up with current affairs. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother and loved to spend time with family and friends whenever possible. She is predeceased by her husband Maurice M. O’Shea and daughter-in-law Nicole M. O’Shea. She is survived by her son John and his wife Kinsey O’Shea and their two sons Patrick and William and by her son Thomas O’Shea and his daughter Sabine and son Henry.

On Saturday, March 12th at 1PM a funeral Mass will take place at St. Bede Catholic Church, 3686 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188 (followed by interment at a future date in Arlington National Cemetery where she will join her husband of 54 years).


Service

Saturday, February 12, 2022
1:00 PM

Saint Bede Catholic Church - Directions
3686 Ironbound Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188

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  • December 03, 2021
    Helga Fuhry says:
    I am so sorry to hear the loss of Tante Christel. I remember her from childhood on being such a force-of-life! It has been a tough year for the O'Shea's and we are all thinking of you and wishing you peace from our hearts. Love your Canadian family. The Fuhry's.

  • December 04, 2021
    Tom and Betty Mainor says:
    We are deeply saddened at the loss of our long-time friend, Christina. She has always embraced life and good friends with a zest and engagement that was amazing and remarkably strong over many years. She will long remain in our memories and deep affection. Together, she and Mike were a remarkable couple and vital parts of our lives and this community. We miss them very much. Our prayers for comfort go to John and Thomas and their families.

  • December 05, 2021
    John W Fuhry says:
    I Like remember my sister Christina O'Shea in all her healthy, happy years. The many visits to each other's family homes, letters written to each other and lively catch up calls and emails are happy memories for me. Wishing you peace as you rest in God's hands now. Your brother John (Hans-Werner) Fuhry in Canada