Alumni Association of The Pontifical North American College

Fall James Shields

REV. MSGR. JAMES SHIELDS

CASA 1979, ICTE F'2002

Mass of Christian burial for Rev. James P. Shields 80 is Wednesday at 11 am at Santa Maria del Popolo (Big Church) 116 N. Lake St. Mundelein, Il. 60060 .Visitation is Tuesday from 2-9 at The church and Wednesday from 9:30 Until the time of mass. He was born December 1, 1926 in Chicago Il. And died June 22nd at Resurrection Life Center, Chicago, Il. He was ordained a priest in 1952 and his first assignment was Ascension Parish in Oak Park, Il., then Mary Queen of Heaven in Cicero, Il. and served in the Air Force from 1962-1986. He retired from the service as a Colonel. His next assignments were St. Hubert in Hoffman Estates Il., then Transfiguration in Wauconda, Il., Immaculate Conception in Waukegan Il., and Santa Maria del Popolo in Mundelein Il. He is survived by his Brother Rev. William Shields, his sister Mary (Bob) Williams, his brother’s in law; Gerard (Rita) Kwasegroch and John Booe, 22 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Patrick and Anna Shields, his sisters Anna (Maurice) Kelly, Helen Kwasegroch and Rita Booe. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Santa Maria del Popolo School Fund 116 N. Lake St. Mundelein, Il. 60060. Arrangements were made by Kristan Funeral Home P.C., 219 West Maple Ave. (2 blocks west of Rt. 45 on Rt. 176) Mundelein. Info 847-566-8020.

 

 

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