SHIPLEY, Donald H.

Donald H. Shipley, 90, of Durham, beloved husband of Agnes (Lemmon) Shipley, died Sunday (December 2, 2012) at Apple Rehabilitation in Middletown. He was born in New Haven, son of the late John and Emma (Pratt) Shipley. Don was a veteran of World War II serving with the US Navy. Prior to retirement, he worked as a pressman for New Haven Board & Carton. In addition, he was a skilled craftsman in furniture restoration. Besides his wife Agnes, Donald is survived by several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Biega Funeral Home, 3 Silver St., Middletown. Friends may call prior to the service on Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will be in All Saints Cemetery, North Haven. Those who wish may send memorial contributions to CATALES, Inc. P.O. Box 901, Middletown, CT 06457 or to the Branford Compassion Club, 2037 Foxon Rd., North Branford, CT 06471. To share memories or express condolences online please visit

Funeral Home

Biega's Funeral Home
3 Silver Street  Middletown, CT 06457

Published in The Hartford Courant on Dec. 4, 2012