Gerald "Bud" Shaughnessy(August 18, 1924 – August 4, 2015) Passed away after a short illness at the Blind River District Health Centre on Tuesday August 4, 2015.

Bud Shaughnessy in his 91st year, beloved husband of the late Helen Jean MacGillvray. Loving father of Robert William ( Catherine ) of Verona, Wisconsin and the late Gerald “Gerry”. Special Grandpa to Wes ( Katrina Caulfield ) of Verona, Wisconsin and Tara Shaughnessy DeForest ( Jordon ) of Madison, Wisconsin and Great Grandfather to Everlyn Mae Deforest of Madison, Wisconsin. Dear friend and companion of Jean Nyman. Dear son of the late Ernest and Eva Shaughnessy. Dear brother of Lauris Cassidy ( late Eugene ) of Sudbury and the late Francis Buckham. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Bud was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Royal Canadian Navy from the young age of 15. He will be remembered for his love of family, his strong work ethic and knowing the value of a dollar.

Friends may call at the Menard Funeral Home, Blind River on Friday August 7, 2015 from 10 am until time of service at St James The Greater Catholic Church, Blind River at 11am. Interment in Hillside Cemetery, Blind River.

Donations to St James The Greater Catholic Church Building Fund gratefully accepted.