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Mary Theresa Shugrue

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Mary Theresa Shugrue

1919 - 2012 PITTSFIELD Mary Theresa Shugrue, 93, formerly of 124 Appleton Ave., Pittsfield, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at Hillcrest Commons.

Born in Springfield on May 20, 1919, daughter of William and Mary Harding Shugrue, she was educated in Springfield schools and attended Sacred Heart High School in Springfield.

Mrs. Shugrue was a homemaker. While in Springfield, she had been a nanny, a nurses' aide in Springfield hospitals, and a waitress. During World War II, she worked for the government for the war effort. Mrs. Shugrue was a communicant of St. Charles Church. She enjoyed growing plants, singing and dancing, reading, doing puzzle books, and bowling.

Mrs. Shugrue is survived by a son, Alfred S. Shugrue, and his wife, Susan, of Pittsfield; a daughter, Beverly A. Stone of Pittsfield; five grandchildren, Sandra Martin, Christina Christiana, Kellie Farwell, Eric Daniels, and Charles Daniels, Jr., 11 great-grandchildren, and five great- great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by three brothers and a sister.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Mary Theresa Shugrue will be held Friday, Aug. 31, at 9:15 a.m. from DERY FUNERAL HOME with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., at St. Charles Church, celebrated by the Rev. Peter A. Gregory, pastor. Burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday, from 4 - 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mrs. Shugrue may be made to Boys Town in care of the funeral home, 54 Bradford Street, Pittsfield, MA.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Aug. 28, 2012
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