Shirley was born on Oct. 21, 1928 in Ansonia a daughter of the late Russell Sherry and Estelle (Smith) Sherry. She was retired from the Prospect school system where she worked as director of food for many years.
She is survived by her goddaughter Deborah Kolek of Winchester, three cousins, Monsignor Regan, William Smith and Muriel Bassett.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 25 Maple Ave., Beacon Falls. Everyone is asked to meet directly at the church. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church, 25 Maple Ave., Beacon Falls, CT 06403.
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