Robert G. Shea, who owned South Shore Chrysler in Braintree for more than 50 years, died October 28. Mr. Shea, 94, was a resident of Braintree and Cataumet.
He was the husband of Doreen (Kost) Shea of Montreal for 58 years.
The son of Irene (Power) and Donald Shea, he was born in Manchester, New Hampshire, and raised in Quincy Point.
Mr. Shea served in the United States Army during World War II.
A graduate of Northeastern University, Mr. Shea played football for the Huskies and is listed on the NU Athletics All-Time Lettermen roster for 1948-50.
In addition to his accomplishments on the gridiron in his younger years, he continued his athleticism with skiing, playing golf at Pocasset Golf Club and windsurfing in Megansett Harbor.
Besides his wife, he leaves three children, Laurie Higgins, Mike Shea and Greg Shea; nine grandchildren; and extended family.
Services will be private and a celebration of his life will be forthcoming.