Ruth Ann “Ruthie” Shea (Rooney) was born in Pittsburgh on September 26, 1934. She died peacefully on April 17 2021. She is preceded in death by her husband, William H. Shea and by her siblings: Mary Margaret “Honey” Lukitsh (married to Robert Lukitsh), Daniel and Regina “Jean” (married to Joseph Brendle).After graduating from Annunciation High School, Ruthie worked as a secretary for Alcoa in Pittsburgh and soon met the love of her life, Bill Shea. They were married in 1956 and had three children, David, Paul, and Jennifer. When her children graduated from college, she returned to secretarial work at Duquesne Light. Ruthie was a loving and devoted wife, mother, and friend. Her beautiful smile and optimism supported everyone around her. Family was her focus in life. She enjoyed cheering for her favorite sports teams and playing bridge. She is survived by her sons David (Michele), Paul (Lisa), and daughter, Jennifer, her grandchildren Brenden (Elizabeth), Michael (Kilby), Collin (Bridget), Paige, Rebecca Youmans, and Elizabeth Youmans. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren Jack, Audra, Teddy, Nora, Marnie, Whitney, and by her many nieces, nephews, and their families. Family and friends will be received from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday, April 22, at Bock Funeral Home, Ltd., 1500 Mt. Royal Blvd., Glenshaw. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am on Friday, April 23, at St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church, Glenshaw. The Mass celebration will also be available virtually at https://stsmaryandursula.org/mass-replay Burial will follow at Assumption Cemetery of St. Mary’s. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Kemper House “Memory Care Fund” at 10890 Prospect Rd, Strongsville, OH, 44149.