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Audrey M.  Shields Heavey

Audrey M. Shields Heavey
  • November 12, 1953 - December 15, 2018
  • Wakefield, Massachusetts

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“My sincerest condolences to you and your family, know you gave her all the love and support. She was lucky to have you as a sister and friend. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Laura Blangeard - Dracut - Friend

“Annabelle ,Thomas and family.I am so sorry for your loss of Audrey.Ican still remember the bus ride on the Charted bus to st Joseph's .The video was...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Richard OBrien. OB - Medford, MA

“Sending love & Prayers to Audrey's family & friends especially to her husband Tommy, May you find comfort in each other! ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: Susan Filamond - West Bridgewater, MA

“You were sweet, funny, smart and full of energy. I can still see you, Annabelle and Owen running down Princeton Street when we got off the bus from...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Irene Staffier O'Donnell

“Audie- growing up with you was always an adventure - full of laughter and happiness.Tommy, Annabelle and Buddy will miss you, as we all will.You have...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Mimi MOORE - Barrington, NH

“Growing up with Audrey was always an adventure.The laughing and joy of being around her will be always be in my heart. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Mimi Moore - Barrington, NH

“My dear sweet friend. I feel such an emptiness.I will miss sharing our stories of life and crazy memories. We had so much fun together and lots of...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Trahanas - Boston, MA

“Aud, you were always special since the day you were born. Your smile and mischievousness transmitted your love of life.i feel cheated that your were...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Annabelle Shields - Melrose, MA

“My Beautiful Cousin is gone too soon. She brightened any room she was in and her bigger than life smile always made you feel special. Tommy was a...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Aidan Moore - Greenland, NH

“I don't know you I'm so sorry to hear about your wife she is now resting in peace may god be with you You are in my prays always Remember the good...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Lorraine Butler - Derry, NH

“Very sorry for the loss of your love one. May you find comfort in God's love and a measure of peace in Psalm 119:76. ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Audrey was an amazing person and friend. She made everyone feel like a friend and everyone loved her. I was so sad to hear of her passing....Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Stephen Thompson - Murrells Inlet, SC

“Remembering sweet Audrey and all the times we spent together at John Hancock. She was a loving and caring person and always made me happy to be with...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Terri Mavrogeorge - MA - Friend

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague


Audrey M. Shields Heavey, of Wakefield, died at her home surrounded by her family on Dec. 15, 2018 at the age of 65. Audrey was born in Melrose, raised in Medford and was a graduate of St. Clements High School in Somerville, Class of 1971. She resided in Wakefield for many years and worked in Public Relations at John Hancock Insurance Company in Boston for 30 years before her retirement. Audrey loved to spend time at the beach and traveling to her home in Longboat Key, Florida. She enjoyed walking Lake Quannapowitt in Wakefield with her dog Buddy. Audrey was the beloved wife of Thomas Heavey for 17 years. Devoted daughter of the late Aidan & Ellen "Bobbie" (Reagan) Shields. Caring sister of Annabelle Shields & her husband William Westlund of Melrose and the late Owen Shields. Also survived by her loving dog Buddy, cousins & friends. Visiting hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose on Friday, Dec. 21st from 4-8PM. Procession from the Gately Funeral Home on Saturday, Dec. 22nd at 8:45AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in Most Blessed Sacrament Church, 1155 Main St., Wakefield at 10AM. Relatives & friends respectfully invited to attend. Burial in Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield.