Obituary: Shirley S. Guarino

Shirley S. Guarino

WATERBURY — Shirley S. Guarino, 79, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at Cheshire House, after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Shirley was born on April 10, 1941, in Waterbury, daughter of the late Sebastian and Beatrice (Ruggiero) Guarino. Shirley was a resident of Naugatuck and a graduate of Naugatuck High School, Class of 1959. She had worked as a bookkeeper in Naugatuck for many years.
Shirley loved to do all types of crafts, vacationing in Rhode Island and spending time with her many friends.

Shirley is survived by her son, Paul Corey and his wife, Lisa Corey; her daughter, Janice Corey and her partner, David Yourison; her grandchildren, Erica Corey, Bryan Smith and Carolyn Corey; her sister, Paulette West of South Carolina; and her two nieces and one nephew.

Calling hours will be Tuesday, June 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck. Everyone attending is kindly asked to adhere to proper social distancing requirements. Burial will be Friday, June 12, 2020, at 1 p.m. at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Bristol, R.I.

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