Governor Raimondo Directs Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Donald Shea

Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff on Friday, August 16, 2019 in memory of former Rhode Island Supreme Court Justice Donald Shea. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, the date of his internment.

“As a member of the General Assembly and Supreme Court Justice, Justice Shea served with grace and distinction. He was a lifelong Rhode Islander and dedicated public servant with a world-class legal mind. Andy and I send our condolences to his loved ones during this difficult time, Raimondo said in a press release.

Raimondo also asks Rhode Islanders to lower their flags to half-staff as a mark of respect. 

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