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Dominic P. Shiels, 89, Longtime White Plains Resident

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- Longtime White Plains resident Dominic P. Shiels died on Friday, Jan. 29. He was 89.

He was born March 14, 1926, in Dublin, Ireland, to Dominic and Annie (Fottrell) Shiels.

He married Kathleen (Greene) Shiels on Jn. 28, 1952, in Dublin, Ireland.

Shiels was an aircrew member of the Royal Air Force's Bomber Command during World War II. He and his wife immigrated to America in 1957, settling in White Plains.

Shiels was a power and chemical engineer and retired in the 1980s. He was a licensed pilot and a member of the Westchester County Volunteer Firemen's Association, South Side Engine Company No. 4, FASNY and the National Association of Power Engineers. He traveled the country extensively.

He is survived by his daughter, Jacqueline Meehan; granddaughter Megan Cappiello and her husband Peter; sister Annie D'Arcy of Dublin.

Shiels was predeceased by his wife, Kathleen (Greene) Shiels; and siblings Jackie, Richard, Robert, Francis, Kathleen Dixon and Chrissie Gannon.

Visiting hours will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at McMahon, Lyon & Hartnett Funeral Home, 491 Mamaroneck Ave., in White Plains.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4, at St. John the Evangelist, with interment to follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery.

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