Leadership

Obituaries

Issue 2 and Volume 102.

Obituaries Fire Marshal M. F. Shea Dead Fire Marshal Michael F. Shea, a member of the Naugatuck, Conn., Fire Department for more than 30 years, died in his home, 84 Beebe Street, on Dec. 22, following an illness of nearly a yearHe was 65 years of age. In 1918 Mr. Shea, an expert electrician, was named Superintendent of Fire Alarms and in 1920 he was made Fire Marshal. Three years later, in 1923, the Board of Warden and Burgesses voted to engage Mr. Shea as Superintendent of Fire Alarms. Fire Marshal and a part-time driver in the Fire Department. A native of Colchester, he moved to Naugatuck at the age of five. Prior to becoming a permanent member of the Department, he was employed for 13 veays as a “trouble shooter” for the Southern New England Telephone Company. Funeral services were conducted on Dec. 27 from the C. H. Green…

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