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Marine Killed in Afghanistan

Cpl. Kurt Shea, USMC, 21 of

Frederick, MD, died Monday, May 17,

2010 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

Kurt was a radio operator assigned to

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the 3rd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment,

2nd Marine Division, II Marine

Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune,

NC. Kurt had 2 more weeks to finish his

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2nd tour of duty in Afghanistan before he

came home.

Kurt was active in his community from a young age, he led

his high school wrestling team to the state championships,

volunteered at a local animal shelter, was an officer of the Future

Farmers of America and the Maryland Demolay Society.

Shea’s family is stunned, saddened and at the same time,

intensely proud.

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His mother says she always knew he wanted to serve his

country, and that’s how she hopes he will be remembered. “I will

be wondering what might have been. I know there is no way to

know that, but I have the rest of my life to miss him,” she said.

He is the son of Steve & Linda DiTullio Shea of Maryland. A

sister Olivia and paternal grandmother Diane Shea of New York.

His Laguna Beach family includes Bob/Mary DiTullio & Dan/

Corin Mulrenin.

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