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Construction Veteran Peter Shea Dies

Newport Beach resident and executive was battling Parkinson’s disease

Peter Shea, an Orange County resident and real estate executive at the helm of J.F. Shea Construction Inc., has died after a “courageous fight against Parkinson’s disease.”

He was 88.

“He passed peacefully with his wife and children surrounding his bedside in Newport Beach,” according to a statement. “During his 88 years, Peter lived his days with kindness, simplicity, competitiveness, and humor.”

Shea was co-owner and vice president of the J.F. Shea Co., which is know for its construction work on the Golden Gate Bridge, the Hoover Dam and Interstate Highway system. He later served as president of J.F. Shea Construction, where he had “led every Shea heavy construction project since 1960, and he left his mark on the industry through the innovations and improvements that the company achieved under his leadership.”

Other J.F. Shea Co. subsidiaries include Shea Homes and Aliso Viejo-based Shea Properties.

He was on the board of directors of the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine.

His memorial service will be held on Nov. 11 at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Newport Beach.

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