Daniel C. Shea
Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer (Type 6)
Having previously resided in Sterling Mass and Keene New Hampshire, Dan calls the South Coast area home. Dan has spent his career at funeral homes in Fall River, Somerset, Attleboro and Taunton prior to joining the F.S. Roberts & Son team. Dan is a graduate of Bishop Stang High School, Class of 2003. While in high school he worked clinically at the local hospital and began his teaching career setting up his classes for physicians and nurses at their offices, after hours. After high school Dan pursued studies at Quinnipiac University where he graduated among the class of 2007. He moved on to pursuing his Master's Degree in Public Health from Benedictine University with Certificates in Epidemiology as well as Health Education and Promotion.
Having continued to run his education company Medical Survival Consultants of Dartmouth (now M.S. Consulting) for many years after college, Dan found a passion for funeral service and what a funeral director is able to provide to a family. While running his company full time he attended Mount Ida College in Newton in the Department of Funeral Service Education and Bereavement where he earned his degree in funeral service. While pursuing his studies he took additional bereavement courses since he saw the value in being able to provide better overall care to the family as well as their the loved one in his care. In addition to serving the greater Rowley area at F.S. Roberts & Son, Dan also serves on the faculty at Mount Ida College educating the future generations of funeral directors and embalmers that share the same passion for helping families in their time of need.
He earned Eagle Scout Rank at the age of 16, having constructed the town's voting booths to meet population and handicap accessibility requirements. He is a lifetime member of the National Eagle Scout Association. He is also a member of the Mount Ida College Alumni Association, Pi Sigma Eta Funeral Service Honor Society, National Funeral Directors Association and Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association.
Dan has also held numerous instructor and provider certifications and licensures though his prior engagement with Medical Survival Consultants course load including NREMT that he also worked in the field with for many years. He also serves the community in times of need through his membership in the Medical Reserve Corp.
He is an avid hiker, skier and amateur photographer, during the summer months Dan can usually be found in a kayak or exploring new trails.