Shirley Cantoni

Shirley Anne Healey Cantoni

1939-2014 NORTH ADAMS Mrs. Shirley Anne Healey Cantoni, 74 of 150 Ashland St. North Adams, died Monday January 20, 2014 at Berkshire Medical Center. She was born in North Adams, on November 11, 1939, daughter of Michael and Margaret (Pilling) Healey. She attended the former St. Joseph's Parochial School and graduated from the Drury High School. Shirley worked at the Hoosac Cotton Mill, Sprague Electric Co. and Cornish Wire. She was last employed by Cascade School Supplies until her retirement in 1998. She was a communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church. Shirley enjoyed reading, puzzles and crocheting. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Survivors include her former husband, Augustino A. Cantoni of North Adams; and four daughters including Karen Parrino and her husband, Michael of Clarksburg; Linda Cantoni and Victoria Norcross and her husband, Michael all of North Adams; and Angela Cantoni and her significant other, Michael Nelson of Dalton; and one son, Joseph Cantoni and his wife, Karen of North Adams. She also leaves three stepchildren including Ann Shutters, Matthew Cantoni, and David Cantoni, all of North Adams; 31 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; one sister, Sandra Healey of North Adams; one brother, Robert Healey of the Cook Islands; and nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. She was pre-deceased by her sister, Diane Holmes. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral for Shirley Cantoni will be Saturday January 25, 2014 at 11:00 AM at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA. Burial will be at a later date. Calling hours at the funeral home are Saturday morning from 9 to 11 AM. Memorial contributions may be made to Berkshire County Kids Place in care of the funeral home. To send flowers, a gift basket, card or message, please visit


Funeral Home

Flynn & Dagnoli (West Chapel) - North Adams
521 West Main St  North Adams, MA 01247

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Jan. 23, 2014