May 31, 1969 - October 12, 2016 Jennifer Shay McNamee, 47, of Birmingham, AL passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016 after finishing her four year fight with ovarian cancer. She was a wonderful daughter, sister, niece, cousin and Godmother and will be missed beyond words. She is preceded in death by her father, Patrick Miles McNamee, Sr. and is survived by her mother, Marguerite Monte McNamee, her brother Patrick Miles McNamee, Jr. (Shannon), a large loving family and her loyal dog Zuzu. Shay graduated from Birmingham Southern and obtained her master's degree in graphic design from Boston University. A gifted artist and designer, Shay's work appeared in national publications and her keen eye was called upon by many for special projects. She was a kind and gentle soul, with a smile that could not be extinguished, even through her long battle with illness. Her positive energy and loving personality will remain in the hearts and minds of her family and friends. Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 15 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm CST at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church with the funeral following at 1:00 pm CST. Burial at Elmwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the American Cancer Society, 1100 Ireland Way, Suite 201, Birmingham, AL 35205.
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