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Shirley M. Fowks

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Shirley was born on April 24, 1926 and passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

Shirley was a resident of Connecticut at the time of passing.

She graduated from Bassick High School, Bridgeport in 1943, and then attended Tufts University, Jackson College where she graduated in 1947 with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics.

Calling hours will take place on Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Lillis Funeral Home, 58 Bridge Street, New Milford, CT. A funeral service will take place at The Church of The Palms in Sun City, AZ, on Saturday, October 12 th at 1:00pm followed by burial at Sunland Memorial Park, Sun City.

Contributions in Shirley's memory may be made to the New Fairfield-Sherman Animal Welfare, 223 CT Route 37, New Fairfield, CT 06812 or the Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon Rd., Kanab, UT 84741.