Lois Shelley, 67, of Winchester Center, CT passed away Monday, January 14th, at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Torrington. She was a devoted and tolerant wife of 46 years to Patrick "PJ" Shelley.
Lois was born in Chicago, IL on January 6, 1946, daughter of the late Rosalie (Kregar) and William Grzywienski.
She was a stained glass artisan, owning TRADITIONS craft store in Hackensack, NJ. For the last 14 years, she was a supervisor at The Susan B. Anthony Project in Torrington CT.
In addition to her husband, she was loving and compassionate mother to Dr. Lynn Shelley-Sireci and husband Steven of Northampton, MA; Denise Brown and husband Sharvez of Hamburg NJ; and Patrick J. Shelley III and wife Janice of Louisville, KY; loving grandmother to Vincent, Joseph, Timothy, Brianna, and Dylan. She was also a most loving sister to Doris Torti of Brookeville, MD.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St Joseph Church, Winsted, Friday Jan. 18th at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in the Spring at South Cemetery in Colebrook. Friends may call at Montano-Shea Funeral Home 922 Main St Winsted Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Memorial Contributions can be made to Susan B. Anthony Project 179 Water St Torrington CT 06790. Online guestbook www.phalenfuneral.com