Shirley H. Connell

Shirley H. Connell

AGE: 65 • North Brunswick

Shirley H. Connell, of North Brunswick, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2012, after a long illness, at St. Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick. She was 65. Born in Washington, DC, she lived in California before moving to North Brunswick where she was the Assistant Vice President of Donald J. Fager & Associates in NYC for over 30 years. She was a member of MENSA, and one of the founding members and secretary of The Lawrence Brook Watershed. Shirley was an animal lover and volunteered with several organizations, including Animal Rescue Force (ARF), Popcorn Zoo and ASPCA. She also was a supporter of PLAN Indonesia which works to help children realize their rights and lift them out of poverty. She's predeceased by her parents Orville Hudgins and Mary (Beran) Cox. Surviving are many dear friends who will deeply miss her charismatic smile & vibrant personality.

Services are private. Contributions may be made in Shirley's name to ARF, POB 418, East Brunswick, NJ 08816. Arrangements are by The Crabiel Home for Funerals, 170 N Main St, at Riva Ave., Milltown. You may sign the "obituary" e-mail "guestbook" at

Funeral Home

Crabiel Home for Funerals
170 North Main Street Milltown, NJ 08850
(732) 828-1331

Published in Home News Tribune on Feb. 11, 2012