Shirley M. "Shuzy" (Hanson) Kleeberg

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SOUTHAMPTON - Shirley (Hanson) "Shuzy" Kleeberg, 78, of Pomeroy Meadow Road, passed away Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at Holyoke Medical Center.

Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Eddie and Hortense (Emerson) Hanson.

She was a retired telephone operator working for the former New England Telephone Company. Shirley was a proud member of the Telephone Pioneers, in particular loving the Hug-A-Bear Program.

She was married to the late Albert J. Kleeberg who passed away in 1989.

Shirley leaves her two sons, Karl Kleeberg and his girlfriend Neyla Collins of Westhampton, and Kurt Kleeberg and his wife Angela of Southampton; her sister Patricia Homan of Erie, Pennsylvania; a granddaughter Erika Kleeberg; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband and her parents, she is predeceased by her son Keith Kleeberg, her brothers Edwin and Leonard Hanson and her sister Gloria Schmitter.

Calling hours for Shirley will be held Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Boucher-O'Brien Funeral Home, 7 Pleasant St., Easthampton. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Brookside Cemetery.

Shirley was kind and generous, so her memory will live on.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital or to the Dakin Humane Society.

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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on Aug. 5, 2014