Vincent E. Schields
Vincent E. Schields, a resident of Shohola, died on Wednesday, August 3, 2005 at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis, NY. He was 76.
The son of Emil John and Irene (Haas) Schields, he was born August 19, 1928 in Port Jervis, NY.
Schields was a retired postmaster with the U.S. Post Office in Shohola and a member of St. Ann’s Church in Shohola. He was a lifetime member of the Shohola Volunteer Fire Department and of Eckert-Haupt VFW in Lackawaxen. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen (McKean) Shields; one son, Thomas and his wife Lynn of Tarrytown; one daughter, Patricia Lang and her husband Andy of St. Cloud, FL; one sister, Arlene Yoerg of Port Jervis, NY; three grandchildren, Ian, Collin and Cami; and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, August 6, 2005 at St. Ann’s Church in Shohola with the reverend Thomas Petro officiating.
Interment will take place in St. Ann’s Cemetery in Shohola.