HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. -- Charles J. McShane -- a resident of Bonita Springs, Florida, formerly of Waretown and Jersey City -- died on Friday, May 20. He was 67.
Before retiring, McShane was a carpentry supervisor for the Jersey City Board of Education. He was a former member of the Father Carey Knights of Columbus Council, in Carteret, and a member of the Fourth Degree Assembly. He was also a former member of the Waretown Athletic Association, where he was a coach.
He is survived by his wife, Ellen (Cook) McShane; children Colleen McShane-O'Brien, Shannon McCaffrey and Charles "Chuck" McShane; sister Ann Marie Panikiewsky; mother-in-law Kathryn Cook; and grandchildren Aidan, Ava and Ashlyn O'Brien, and Danika, Savannah, Callie and Kennedy McCaffrey.
McShane was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Mary McShane, and his father-in-law, Joseph Cook.
Visiting hours will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, at Costa Memorial Home, 170 Central Ave., in Hasbrouck Heights. The funeral will be from the funeral home at 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday. The funeral liturgy will be at 11 a.m. at the Church of the Assumption of Our Blessed Lady, in Wood-Ridge. Private cremation will follow.Memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, by clicking here, or to Joanne's House at Hope Hospice, 27200 Imperial Parkway, Bonita Springs, FL 34135, or by clicking here.