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Shirley W. Delano

Mar 6, 1922 - May 3, 2017

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Lee - Shirley W. Delano, 95, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ surrounded by her family on May 3, 2017. She was born in Springfield, Maine, the daughter of Harry and Ruth Webster. Shirley and Lester O. Delano of Lee, Maine, were married for nearly 72 years.
Shirley was a registered nurse, a 1942 graduate of Eastern Maine Medical Center school of nursing. She worked at Workman Hospital for eleven years and eleven years at Penobscot Valley Hospital both in Lincoln, Maine, a substitute teacher at the Lee Elementary School and Regional Three in Lincoln. She served as a public health nurse, on the board of directors at Lee Academy. She also was a member of the Lee Historical Society, the Ladies' Auxillory, and the local nurses' club. Shirley was a long-standing member of Lee Baptist Church teaching, cooking, and choir member.
Shirley is survived by her husband Lester O. Delano, daughters Marie Kurtz (Paul) of New Holland, PA, Sheila Leighton (R. Scott) of Lincoln, ME, sons Darryl Delano (Barbara) of East Waterboro, ME, Fred Delano (Heidi) of Troy, Me, and sister Theo Webster of Lincoln, ME. Shirley and Lester have 12 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren. Shirley was preceded in death by her three sisters, six brothers, one grandson and one great-grandson.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to celebrate Shirley's life on Saturday, May 13, 2017, 3 p.m., at Lee Baptist Church, Springfield Road, Lee, Maine. She will be sorely missed by her family and many friends.
Published on  May 6, 2017
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