Shea Bortz (July 12, 1942 – July 17, 2002) is a character from Zachary, Grace and Lexia. She is voiced by Ellen DeGeneres along with her friend, Sarah (December 29, 1941 – November 10, 1995).
Shea Bortz


Personal details

Born: July 12, 1942

Mission Hills, California

Died: July 17, 2002 (age 60)

Glendale Adventist Medical Center

Glendale, California

Cause of Death: Breast cancer and kidney disease

Resting Place: San Fernando Mission Cemetery

Mission Hills, California

Death, funeral and burialEdit


On July 13, 2002, one day after her sixtieth birthday, Shea was taken to Glendale Adventist Medical Center where she was diagnosed with breast cancer and kidney disease. She died four days later on July 17, five days after her sixtieth birthday.


On July 23, 2002, eleven days after her sixtieth birthday, her funeral was held at The Little Church of the Flowers in Glendale, California.


She was buried at San Fernando Mission Cemetery in Mission Hills, California.


Shea and Madison's grave is on the left of Tommy Noonan. It is black with an X made of two field hockey sticks. It reads:


Jul. 12, 1942---X---Feb. 23, 1940

Jul. 17, 2002---X---Sep. 18, 2012