Referee Community Mourns Loss of Young Referee

William Shields

William Collin Shields, age 16, of Colonial Heights, Virginia, was called to the Lord on September 8, 2008, following a swimming accident.  He was a junior at Colonial Heights High School.  He was an active member of St. Martin of Tours Parish, Fort Lee. William loved the Lord, family, friends, soccer, and helping others.  William was a remarkable young man and will be greatly missed.  He is survived by his parents, John (also a referee in our program) and Virginia Maceluch Shields and his brother, Nicholas Shields.  A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 14, 2008 in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, 3110 Greenwood Avenue, Colonial Heights. 
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the American Red Cross, 3267A S. Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia 23805, or the Tri-Cities Habitat for Humanity, P.O. Box 3707, Petersburg, Virginia 23803.  Arrangements by the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Home & Crematory. 
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