48 Photos - May 9, 2008
Photo: Joseph B. Shaughnessy as an infant, 1897Photo: Dad's First CommunionPhoto: Dad in his teens at Conception AbbeyPhoto: Dad's high school graduation?  Is that a mustache?Photo: The Master Plan for Notre Dame for which Dad did the drawings, while he was a student of Prof. Francis Kervick in the early 1920's.Photo: Dad in his twenties, graduation picture from ND.Photo: Mother and Dad in the 20's.Photo: Dad holds me and Mother holds Kathleen in the early 30's.Photo: The Shaughnessy family c. 1938Photo: Dad designed our home at 440 East 65th in K.C. Mo., where we lived from the late 30's to early 50's.Photo: Joseph B. Shaughnessy, Sr. (1897-1992)Photo: Dad became a photography enthusiast and took family pictures on any occasion.Photo: Dad designed St. Peter's Church on Meyer and Holmes in Kansas City in the late 40's.Photo: The Life of St. Peter, painted by E. Charlton Fortune, the eccentric California artist Dad worked with at St. Peters.Photo: The side aisles of St. Peter'sPhoto: The nave of St. Peter'sPhoto: The courtyard at St. Peter'sPhoto: Dad was the associate architect on the Barry Byrne-designed St. Francis Xavier Church on Rockhill Rd. in Kansas CityPhoto: The “Fish Church” won many architectural awards over the years, since its dedication in 1949.Photo: Even the interior of St. Francis is still striking,  almost 60 years later.Photo: St. Francis Xavier, by Alfonso IanelliPhoto: Our Lady's altar, by Alfonso Ianelli.Photo: St. Francis in stone, by Alfonso IanelliPhoto: Photo: House on Seneca that Dad designed in 1955.  It looked much better when my parents lived there, when it had colors--Reds and blues-- not the dull grey the later owners painted it.Photo: Dad and Mother loved to travel, especially after Dad retired in 1967 at age 70.Photo: At Morris Inn in South Bend, on a visit to me.Photo: Dad with his sister Marguerite and cousin Dorothy Schweitzer and nephew Ray (Bud) JohnsonPhoto: Dad and Mother took Carol and me to Mexico in 1973.  Note the ever-present camera bag.Photo: In Marbeille, 1974, ready to take more pictures.  I was along on that trip.Photo: Dad at Joe's office after he retiredPhoto: Dad's ever-faithful companion.Photo: Dad at Joe's office in the Olde Theatre Salvage Co.Photo: With Joe after his surgery in 1977.Photo: Christmas dinner with the MillersPhoto: Christmas dinner at the Connor's--where are all the others?Photo: Dad got a kick out of people, including me.Photo: At Dad's 90th birthday party--a family picture.Photo: Carol and Amber help Dad celebrate his 91st birthday.Photo: With the Johnson family--Bud was Dad's nephew.Photo: Dad and Mother became very frail the last year of their lives, 1991.Photo: Dad's 90 th birthdayPhoto: Dad at Joe's office. He went to the office every day, even into his 90's.Photo: Dad's birthday part at Kathleen and Dick's.Photo: Another birthday, at Carol's, with Amber as a child.Photo: Dad could smile after he got his teeth fixed.Photo: Funeral Mass for Dad, May 24, 1992.  Brian Connor was the celebrant.  Our cousin Fred Daly is behind him to the right.Photo: Dad in his twenties