Shirley Anthony, of Enfield, entered into eternal rest at the age of 99 on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Evergreen Health Care Center, Stafford Springs.
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He was born May 27, 1914, in Pembroke, Maine, son of the late Roy and Tessie (Robinson) Anthony. Shirley resided in Enfield for over 60 years. He was a retired employee of Pratt & Whitney after 35 years of service.
Shirley is survived by his beloved wife, Nellie (Gizara) Anthony; a son, Mark Anthony of Mission Viejo, Calif.; and a niece, Betty Chase of Portland, Maine. He was predeceased by a brother, Fletcher; and a sister, Imie Erskine.
The family would like to especially thank the staff at Evergreen Health Center for the exceptional and compassionate care given to Shirley.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels, 43 Shaker Road, Enfield, a visitation period prior to the service will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will take place in the Enfield Street Cemetery in Enfield.
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Enfield, CT 06082
Published in Journal Inquirer from Feb. 22 to Feb. 26, 2014