Shirley M. Fish
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Shirley M. Fish
  • March 30, 1936 - January 23, 2018
  • New Hampshire

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Shirley M. Fish, 81, of Swanzey, passed away on January 23, 2018 at Cheshire Medical Center in Keene surrounded by family.

She was born on March 30, 1936 in Bristol, VT, the daughter of Henry and Gladys (Prentice) Fleming. She was raised in Clinton, MA and spent her adult life in Keene and Swanzey.

On December 26, 1953 Shirley married Treffley V.Fish, Sr. They enjoyed many happy years together before his death in 2009.

Prior to retirement, Shirley was employed by MPB Corporation.

Shirley will remember for being a nurturing and caring mother, grandmother, and friend. She was a home body and was a peacemaker wherever she went. Shirley never let anything interrupt her Bingo games on Wednesdays. She was a crafty woman and liked making latch-hook rugs and doing embroidery. Shirley also enjoyed time spent camping with family and being with her Pomeranian, Nikki.

Shirley will be greatly missed by her children: Joanne Bergeron of Swanzey and Kevin Fish and his wife Jen of Swanzey; sister: Elanor Philbrick of Westmoreland; grandchildren: Craig J. Bergeron of OH, Amanda Fish of Keene, Chad Bergeron of VA, Derek Fish of FL, Joshuah Fish of Hinsdale, Dawn Richardson of Swanzey, and Cory Richardson of Swanzey; and great grandchildren: Odessa Timms of OH, Jasper Jordan of Swanzey, Arielle Ward of Swanzey, Derek Fish II of FL, Declan Fish of FL, and Avalene Walsh of FL.

She is predeceased by her loving husband: Treffley V. Fish, Sr.; son: Treffley V. Fish, Jr.; brothers: Richard Fleming and Henry Fleming; and son-in-law: Joseph Bergeron.

Family and friends are invited to call at Fletcher Funeral Home, 33 Marlboro Street, Keene, NH on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. A service will follow immediately at the Funeral Home at 11:00 am with a reception to follow at 185 Monadnock Highway in Swanzey. A private burial will take place in the spring at Mountain View Cemetery in Swanzey, NH.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Shirley M. Fish's name to the Monadnock Humane Society, PO Box 678, West Swanzey, NH 03469 (www.MonadnockHumaneSociety.org).