Shirley A. Shappy

Posted June 05, 2014, at 5:50 p.m.

WINTERPORT – Shirley Ann (Norris) Shappy, 70, passed away quietly at her home in Winterport, June 3, 2014. She was born in Winterport, Sept. 13, 1943, the daughter of Horace and Irene (Young) Norris.

Shirley grew up in Winterport and was a graduate of Winterport High School, Class of 1961, where she was a cheerleader. In 1962 Shirley married Robert W. Shappy and they enjoyed 52 years of marriage. The focus of Shirley’s life was on raising her two sons and caring for her family. She enjoyed knitting, watching and feeding the birds and animals. Shirley will be remembered as a kind and gentleperson and as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Robert, two sons, Wayne A. Shappy and Gregory B. Shappy and his wife, Stephanie, one granddaughter, Chelcie Shappy, two brothers, Fred Norris and wife, Betty and Philip Norris and wife Elaine, nieces, nephews and a special friend, Frances G. Merritt.

Private interment will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Winterport. Memorial gifts in Shirley’s honor may be made to the Bangor Humane Society, 693 B, Mt. Hope Avenue, Bangor, ME 04401. Arrangements entrusted to Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Ave., Hampden.

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