Saturday, February 24, 2018


Aurelie J. Shanahan

March 19, 1951 - March 1, 2017

Service Date: March 6, 2017

Sunday, March 5 from 2:00PM until 5:00PM

Obituaries » Aurelie J. Shanahan

Haverhill – Aurelie J. (Hideriotis) Shanahan, 65, wife of Thomas M. Shanahan passed away March 1, 2017 just 18 days shy of her 66th birthday at Merrimack Valley Hospice House surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Aurelie (Hurley) Hideriotis. Raised and educated in Haverhill, she was a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1969. She attended Northeastern University studying respiratory therapy. Aurelie was employed as a respiratory therapist for many years. She also worked at Merrimac College as a dorm monitor and operator. She enjoyed travelling to the mountains and to the local beaches. Known as a caring friend and caretaker to all in need, she welcomed everyone into her kitchen for her cooking and baking. Aurelie was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.


In addition to her loving husband, she is survived by her children, Matthew T. Shanahan and his wife Kelley of Chester, NH; Nicholas L. Shanahan and his wife Rachel of Haverhill; Thomas D. Shanahan of Haverhill; four grandchildren, Madison, Ava, Ethan and Emily.


Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Sunday, March 5 from 2:00PM until 5:00PM at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. Funeral services will begin Monday at 9:00AM morning in the funeral home with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 10:00AM at St. James Church, 185 Winter Street, Haverhill. Burial will be private. Memorial donations may be made in her memory to Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Avenue, Haverhill, MA 01830. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or