Michael A. Shay died December 2, 2020 at the age of 61 in the Hospice Unit of the Lebanon VA. He was the son of the late Woodrow B. Shay and Nancy Wentling Shay. He was preceded in death by his soul mate, Dianne Luciotti. In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sons, Michael and Corey, both of Lebanon and one grandson; three brothers Barry (Jennifer) of Lewes, Del. Stephen (Mary) of Denver, Pa. James (Beth) of Hershey, Pa. and several nieces and nephews.
He graduated in 1977 from Cedar Crest High School and served in the Navy from 1977 to 1981. He was employed by Colortech, Diamond Precision Imaging, Downtown Screening and later worked at restoration and painting houses. He liked disc golf and was a member of Lebanon Valley Disc Golf Club, was an avid Orioles fan. He belonged to R Field & Stream, where he could often be found fishing. He liked to help the patients at the Lebanon VA when they came there in groups to fish. He was also a past member of Lebanon County Bass Anglers and fished in many tournaments.
He was a good brother, a wonderful son and father and will be greatly missed. He was always there if anyone needed help.
Visitation will be on December 10, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM at Christman's Funeral Home, Inc. Services will follow at 11:30 AM.
Burial will be at the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, following the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Hospice Unit at Lebanon VA 1700 S. Lincoln Ave, Lebanon, PA 17042 or R Field & Stream, 1575 Weavertown Rd, Lebanon, PA 17046