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88 East Main St.
Meriden, CT 06450
Phone: (203) 235-3338
Fax: (203) 686-1676
James  Shiels

James Harrington Shiels

Tuesday, February 25th, 1941 - Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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Mr. James Harrington Shiels, of Meriden, husband of Elizabeth Adams Shiels, died on Thursday, November 28, 2019 in Wallingford, CT after a lengthy illness.

Born in Meriden, CT on February 25, 1941, Jim was the son of the late Walter J. and Clare (O’Connor) Shiels. He graduated from St. Joseph’s School, Platt High School and Villanova University.

Jim was employed by Mid State Medical Center until 1999. He was a deacon for 42 years and had served the last 19 years at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Newington, CT. He was President of both the Chamber of Commerce and the Rotary Club and was a member of the New England Society for Healthcare Communications. He received numerous awards and certificates of merit for his work and contributions to the community. Jim’s favorite pastime was relaxing at the beach.

Besides his wife, Jim is survived by his daughter, Sarah Shiels Henderson and his son-in-law Lucas Henderson. He is also survived by six nieces, one nephew and many cousins. He was predeceased by his sister, Gail S. Miniter.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service to be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10:00 AM at The Church of the Holy Spirit, 183 Church St, Newington, CT, 06111. The John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 E. Main St., Meriden is entrusted with the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to Haitian Health Foundation, 97 Sherman St., Norwich, CT, 06360 haitianhealthfoundation.org
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    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, December 7th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    The Church of Holy Spirit
    Address
    183 Church Street
    NEWINGTON, CT 06111
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Mark Poirier

Posted at 08:55pm
Jim was an old family friend and officiated at our wedding. Many good memories. Our condolences to Betsy and Sarah.

Mark and Theresa Poirier
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Gerard Adelman

Posted at 09:24am
I was a member of the Meriden Rotary Club with Jim. He was always upbeat and optimistic. A strong supporter of our club and our city. He will be missed.

Gerard Adelman

Laverne Sadowski

Posted at 06:51pm
Our condolences to Betsy, Sarah , and Luke.
He was an outstanding man and dear friend.
May he Rest In Peace.
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