Georgia M. (Chagaris) Shea, 86, of Newburyport, MA (Formerly of Cambridge and
Haverhill) passed away peacefully, Tuesday May 18, 2021 at Port Healthcare
Center in Newburyport, MA. She was the wife of the late, Robert C. Shea,
Georgia was born in Cambridge, MA, March 15, 1935, the daughter of the late,
Arthur and Sophia (Tellegan) Chagaris. Her parents were immigrants from Greece
that raised her in Cambridge where she attended local schools. Georgia would
later graduate from Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, Ma. She
married the late, Robert C. Shea, Sr. and raised her family in Haverhill, MA.
Georgia was employed for many years at Western Electric where she assisted the
engineers at Bell Laboratories. . A longtime resident of Haverhill, Georgia enjoyed
bowling at Pilgrim Lanes and playing BINGO. Georgia loved time with family and
cherished spending moments with her children and grandchildren. She will be
dearly loved and remembered.
Georgia is survived by six children, Virginia Kukene and husband, Gerald, Michael
Shea and significant other, Marie, Catherine Lavallee, Robert C. Shea, Jr. and wife
Lori, Margaret Nicholson and husband Michael and Melissa Mazzola and husband
Michael. She also leaves behind fifteen grandchildren, twelve great-
grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and countless friends. In addition to her
husband, she was predeceased by three children, Deborah, Patricia and William and
one grandchild, Brian.
Services are private and are in the care of The Grondin-Carnevale Funeral Home,
129 Kenoza Ave. Haverhill, MA 01830. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made
to The Wounded Warrior project by visiting their website at
www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Online condolences may be made by visiting
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