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Lorraine Claire (Shea) Heagy

December 1, 1928 ~ March 10, 2022 (age 93)


On March 10, 2022 Lorraine “Sis” Heagy (Shea), age 93, of Phoenix, MD beloved wife of the late John H. Heagy cherished mother of Patti Rohe (Jerry) Sarasota, FL; John “Chic” Heagy (Stephanie) Middle River, MD; James Heagy (Patti) Phoenix, MD; and Steve Heagy (Colleen) Sarasota, FL passed away at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Towson, Maryland. Lorraine was a wonderful mother, grandmother of 18 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; and 32 nieces and nephews. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Shea and Ann Shea. Lorraine is preceded in death by her siblings; Jack O’Shea, Thomas O’Shea, Patrick O’Shea, Mary Bode, Margaret Hedley and Michael O’Shea.

Lorraine was born in the coal mining town of Shamokin, PA.  When Lorraine was 12 her family moved to Baltimore, MD for a better life. Sis graduated from Seton High School in 1947, and married the love of her life John Heagy in 1949.  After John retired from the Baltimore City Fire Department in 1980, together they opened Heagy’s Beer Wine and Cheese in Jarrettsville, MD. Lorraine was known for her delicious sandwiches on a kaiser roll and her ever popular pizza kits.

Lorraine loved her Irish heritage and would attend the yearly St. Patrick’s Day parade in Baltimore.  She is remembered fondly by family, friends and bystanders for her dancing with the Philadelphia Mummers as they would pass the parade reviewing stand officiated by her youngest brother Mike O’Shea. Lorraine was a friend to all, an example of a life well lived, and she will truly be missed.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at the Church of the Nativity, 20 E. Ridgely Rd., Timonium, MD on Thursday, May 19, 2022 beginning at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Alzeheimer's Association of Maryland.




Memorial Mass
May 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Church of the Nativity (Timonium)


Alzheimer's Association of Maryland-Heagy
1850 York Road, Suite D, Timonium MD 21093
Tel: 1-410-561-9099

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