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November 14, 1943 ~ July 30, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Michael A. Shaughnessy of Leland, NC passed away peacefully on July 30, 2023 at St. Davids Hospital in Round Rock, Texas after a brief illness. He was 79. Michael was born in New York City on November 14, 1943, the only child of George and Lillian Shaughnessy. He graduated from Hampton Bays HS in 1962. Michael was a New York State Trooper for 23 years and then worked loss prevention for Costco for 18 years. He then retired to North Carolina where he enjoyed every beautiful day. He enjoyed traveling, listening to music and working around the yard. He was proud to say he had visited all 50 states and a few countries.
Michael is survived by his wife of 40 years, Alice and his son Sean, who resides in San Antonio, Texas. He is also survived by many loving cousins and in-laws.
Michael was cremated in Texas and there will be a memorial/celebration of life on September 18, 2023 at Scott Rothwell Funeral Home in Hampton Bays. He will be interred in his family plot in Sacred Heart Cemetary in Southampton. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Good Shepherd Center, 811 Martin Street, Wilmington, NC 28401.