Ellen Shields, 72, of Longboat Key, died Oct. 19.
She is survived by her husband, James; son, Jim, of Long Valley, N.J.; daughter, Claire Demonte, of Princeton, N.J.; brothers Jimmy Ballentyne and Leslie Ballentyne; sisters Jean Butler, Tina Edwards, Janet Lendrihas and Mabel Esposito; and two grandchildren.
A memorial service took place at Christ Church of Longboat Key, Presbyterian.
Memorial donations may be made to Christ Church, 6400 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, Fla., 34228.
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