Shirley's Story

MILLINOCKET - Shirley, 80, passed on to be with the Lord December 16, 2015, with her family by her side. Shirley was born February 9, 1935, in Millinocket, daughter of Wilfred K. and Rose A. (Murray) Cyr.

Shirley is survived by her six children: Sharon and her husband Bill Jackson, Donna Morrison, Joann and her husband Chris Dickinson, son, Steve Morrow, Cathy Morrow and Steve Pulkkinen, Lori and her husband Warren Morrison. Children of Sharon: Kristopher and Tammy Hersey and Son Ryan and daughters Kristina, Miranda and Rhonni. Garrett Hersey and daughter, Maykayla and Son Patrick. Rachael and Josh Follansbee and daughter, Kayleigh and son Bradley. Bret Jackson. Children of Joann: Joseph Montgomery and special friends Beth and Cam. John and Katelyn Montgomery and daughter Aubrey. Matthew and Dené Montgomery and son, James and daughter Lily. Joshua Dickinson and Thomas and Meghana Dickinson and son, Gauge and daughter Gabby. Children of Cathy: Melissa and Tom Gray, sons - Hudson and Owen and Kristin Pulkkinen and daughter Bella. Children of Lori: Samantha and Molly Donley, Madeline Morrison and Matthew Donley. Shirley had many special friends who she loved and cherished: Laurie Jamo, Helen Blanchette, Louise Morey, Mavis Dickinson, June Pineau and Amanda Morrow. Shirley was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and favorite Aunt to many. She was known best for her many special talents including being a fabulous cook, her husband prized her pies as award winning. She was delighted to have owned a fabric and craft shop for many years and was a very talented seamstress. Shirley was most proud of her children and grandchildren of whom she frequently praised. Shirley will always be remembered for her loving and caring support of her family and her warm loving hugs. Shirley enjoyed many years of camping and fishing at Nesowadnehunk with her husband Irving and many friends. She loved the holidays especially the 4th of July and Christmas where she would spend many days cooking for her family.

Shirley was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Irving Morrow; brother Kenny Cyr; Son in Law Allen Morrison; Brothers and Sisters in law, Jean and James Michaud; Yvonne and Herman Morrow; Eldon Morrow; Jeanette and George Burby.

Friends are invited to visit with the family 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. Friday, December 18 at the Lamson Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 A.M. Saturday, December 19 at Christ the Divine Mercy Parish, St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 19 Colby St., Millinocket with the Rev. Bruce Siket, pastor, presider. Spring interment will be at the Millinocket Cemetery. Gifts in memory of Shirley may be sent to the Katahdin Area Support Group, P.O. Box 374, Millinocket, ME 04462. Messages of condolence may be expressed at www.lamsonfh.com.
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