Groton - Shirley Rosetta Rolfe, 53, of Groton, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at home into the arms of her Savior.
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She was born Dec. 4, 1959, in New London, the youngest daughter of the Sidney J. Rolfe Sr. and Irene (Benjamin) Rolfe. She graduated from New London High School in 1977 and received her associate's degree at Three Rivers Community College in Norwich.
Shirley enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and spending time with her family, especially her great nieces and nephew. She was last employed at Mohegan Sun. In the last year of her life, she spent endless hours volunteering at Seaport Community Church where she was a member and was loved dearly.
She is survived by three sisters, Donna Krajewski, Cheryl Dunaj, both of Groton, and Noreen Varney of Norwich, along with two brothers, Sidney Rolfe Jr. of New London and Stephen Rolfe of Groton.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday the Seaport Community Church in Groton. Burial will be private. Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Byles Memorial Home, 99 Huntington St., New London.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
, PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.
Please visit www.Byles.com to sign the guestbook or to share a memory.Please visit www.Byles.com to sign the guestbook or to share a memory.
Published in The Day on Nov. 12, 2013