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BEATTIE, Shirley A. (Quimby) Age 86, of Tewksbury, formerly of Malden, passed away Nov. 13. Beloved wife of the late David J. Beattie. Daughter of the late Burr and Rose (Keegan) Quimby. Mother of Cathy A. Beattie of Tewksbury, Carol A. Skrickis and her husband Robert of Sandwich, David M. Beattie and his wife Kathleen of Pelham, NH and Chris-Ann Fullen and her husband Thomas of Tewksbury. Grandmother of Kelly, Brian, Kevin, Matthew, Michael, Ryan and Cameron. Great Grandmother of Tiffany, Scott and Kate. Sister of Burton Quimby of Meredith, NH, Mel Quimby of Hubbardston, MA, and the late Rosemarie LeRocque. She also leaves several nieces and nephews. As a soloist, her beautiful voice blessed many occasions and her skill in oration was requested by many at special occasions and ceremonies. She blessed her family with many life lessons always teaching by example. Calling hours will be Friday, Nov. 15, from 4-8 p.m. at the Farmer & Dee Funeral Home, 16 Lee St., TEWKSBURY. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 198 Haggetts Pond Rd., Andover. Interment at Forest Dale Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations in Shirley's memory may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 60 Walnut St., Wellesley, MA 02481.
Published in The Boston Globe on Nov. 14, 2013
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