David P. O’Shea, 36

Sept. 23, 1980 - March 22, 2017
David P. O’Shea, Sept. 23, 1980 - March 22, 2017

David Patrick O’Shea of Kingston, N.Y., a former resident of East Hampton, died on March 22 of an opiate overdose. He was 36 and had been dealing with the effects of a broken back.

Mr. O’Shea was a carpenter, and had also worked as a greens keeper at the Maidstone Club in East Hampton. He was a student in an online medical record management program through Independence University. He loved ocean sports, including surfing.

Born in Limerick, Ireland, on Sept. 23, 1980, a son of Michael Joseph O’Shea and the former Ann Maria O’Dwyer, Mr. O’Shea grew up in Tipperary, Ireland, and in East Hampton, where he attended East Hampton High School. A marriage to Haley Ryan ended in divorce.

Mr. O’Shea is survived by his father, who lives in Livingston Manor, N.Y., by his mother, of Chelsea, London, and by three brothers, Michael O’Shea of Newcastle, Greystones, Wicklow, in Ireland, John O’Shea of Manhattan, and Mark O’Shea of Panama.

Mr. O’Shea was cremated. A private memorial service will be held at the St. Joseph Leahy Funeral Home in Kingston, followed by a service at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton on Saturday at 11 a.m., led by Msgr. Donald Hanson. In Kingston, Mr. O’Shea was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

A funeral Mass for Mr. O’Shea will be said at St. Michael’s Church in Tipperary Town in Ireland, where his ashes will be placed in a family grave at St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Memorial contributions have been suggested to St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Centers, P.O. Box 470, Saranac Lake, N.Y. 12983.