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Jeffrey Shelly

Jeffrey Shelly

Sunday, October 9th, 1966 Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

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Obituary for Jeffrey Shelly

Jeffrey Shelly, 52, of Ocean Twp., passed away suddenly on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.
Mr. Shelly was born and raised in Long Branch and had lived in Ocean Twp. for 20 years. He was a 1984 graduate of Long Branch High School. He was employed as a System Architect for Munich Reinsurance for 14 years and enjoyed photography and computers.
Mr. Shelly was predeceased by his parents, George Shelly and Sheila (Stein) Bunce, and by his father-in-law, John Sharkey. He is survived by his beloved wife of 18 years, Tricia (Sharkey), their triplets, Tara, John and Liam Shelly, and his daughter, Amanda Keefe. Also surviving are his grandmother, Bea Stein, his aunt, Marilyn Dodge, his mother-in-law, Marguerite “Rita” Sharkey, his sisters-in-law, Susan Spaschak, and Colleen Duffy and her husband Eugene, as well as a nephews and nieces.
Visitation will take place at O’Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy. 35, Wall, on Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 4-8 PM. A memorial Mass will be celebrated at St. Rose Church, Belmar, on Friday, October 11, 2019, at 10 AM. Immediately following Mass, everyone may gather at the funeral home for a brief prayer at 11:30 AM, followed by a procession to St. Anne Cemetery, where interment will take place. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jeff’s memory may be made to the Shelly Children Educational Fund; https://www.gofundme.com/f/shelly-children-education-fund. Condolences may be sent via www.obrienfuneralhome.com.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 10th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Wall
    2028 NJ-35
    WALL, NJ
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    Thursday, October 10th, 2019
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Friday, October 11th, 2019 | 10:00am
    St. Rose Church of Lima - Belmar
    7 th avenue
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    Friday, October 11th, 2019
  • Interment

    St. Anne's Cemetery
    1610 Allenwood Road
    WALL, NJ
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Lily Ryan

Trish, I was deeply shocked and saddened to hear this news. My deepest sympathies go to you and the kids. I wish I could be there in person, but I am with you in spirit.
Comment | Posted at 10:20am via Condolence

Anne-Marie Cavallo

Tricia, I am so sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. My heart is breaking for you and the kids. Please know that I am keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers. Sending my love your way.
Comment | Posted at 07:44pm via Condolence

Mary Beth Steinman

I am so very sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. He was one of my first friends at Long Branch High School. I remember his mom fondly. My deepest condolences to his wife, children and family. Rest In Peace my friend.
Comment | Posted at 03:45pm via Condolence

Lori Babiak

So very sorry to hear about the passing of Jeff. We went to LBHS together. He was a great friend and an all around great guy. My deepest sympathy to his family. Rest In Peace dear friend.
Comment | Posted at 01:21pm via Condolence

Jim & Pat Friel

Please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of your husband and father. May the beautiful memories you shared be a source of comfort during this difficult time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Comment | Posted at 12:11pm via Condolence

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