In Loving Memory of Daniel J. O'Shea

February 11, 1927
Bridgeport, CT
September 03, 2017
Fairfield, CT
Funeral Home

Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


Spear-Miller Funeral Home, Tuesday, 4-6 PM

39 South Benson Road,
CT 06824

September 05, 2017


Holy Family Church

Mass of Christian Burial

700 Old Stratfield Road,
CT 06825

Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 10:00 AM


Oak Lawn Cemetery

1530 Bronson Road,
CT 06824

September 06, 2017

Family Gathering


St. Jude's Chidren's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude PLace,
TN 38105

Daniel J. O'Shea

Daniel O’Shea, age 90, a longtime Fairfield resident, beloved husband of the late Elsie Alexay O’Shea, passed away peacefully Sunday, September 3, 2017. He was a veteran of the US Army during WWII and a retired US Postal employee. Daniel was an avid golfer at the Fairchild Wheeler Golf Course, “The Wheel” and was in the “Hole in One” club. He was a member of Circle Lanes senior bowling league. Daniel was a pool player at the Fairfield Senior center and also enjoyed spending time with seniors at McDonald’s and Duchess. “Poppy” was a dedicated family man and a devoted grandfather to his 3 grandchildren. He spent countless hours playing “Shoe Store” with MaryKate, building Legos with Kevin, and tossing a ball back and forth with Ryan. He was always on the go socializing with friends at his favorite haunts. Survivors include three daughters, Susan Gulyas and her husband Stephen of Fairfield, Kathleen O’Shea of Fairfield, and Sandra Maher and her husband Stephen of Seymour; and a sister, Julia O’Shea of Fairfield. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 10 AM meeting DIRECTLY at Holy Family Church, 700 Old Stratfield Rd., Fairfield, CT 06825 with interment to follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, September 5, 2017 from 4-6 PM in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home, 39 S Benson Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. In lieu of flowers, donations in Daniel’s memory may be made to The St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105. For further information and to sign an online register, please visit

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