JOHN MATHEW SHIELDS, 66, of Lake Placid, N.Y. died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Horace Nye Home of Elizabethtown, N.Y. Mr. Shields was born March 20, 1947, in Utica, N.Y. He is the son of the late James Redmond Shields Sr. and the late Edith (Oakley) Shields. There are no calling hours. A full obituary will be published at a later date. The M.B. Clark Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements.