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Joseph Francis Shovelin

January 9, 1967 ~ February 18, 2021 (age 54)



JOSEPH suddenly passed away on February 18, 2021.  He was born on January 9, 1967 in Donegal, Ireland.  He immigrated with his parents to New York and was a permanent resident of the Bronx.   He graduated from St. John’s Grammar School, Fordham Prep and attended Fordham University.  He was employed by  Gainsborough Studios in NYC for over 25 years.

Joseph is predeceased by his parents Bernard Shovelin and Mary Scanlan Shovelin.   Joseph is survived by many admiring cousins and friends. 

Visitation will take place Wednesday, February 24, from 2-7 P.M. at Williams Funeral Home, 5628 Broadway, Bronx, N.Y. 

A Mass on Thursday, February 25, at 10:00 A.M. at St. John’s Church, 3021 Kingsbridge Avenue, Bronx, NY, following an entombment at St. Raymond’s Cemetery 11:45 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart Association and Alzheimer’s Association.

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February 24, 2021

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Williams Funeral Home, Inc.
5628 Broadway @ West 232nd Street
Bronx, NY 10463

Funeral Mass
February 25, 2021

10:00 AM
St. John - Visitation Church
3021 Kingsbridge Ave
Bronx, NY 10463

February 25, 2021

11:45 AM
Saint Raymond's Cemetery
2600 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10465

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