Eleanor Shields

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Shields , Eleanor Burchard.
Eleanor Burchard Shields, 85, passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Sunday, July 20, 2014. A lifelong resident of Stamford, Eleanor was born January 22, 1929 to the late Earle Severance and Gertude Daily Burchard. Besides her parents Eleanor was predeceased by her husband of 37 years Gerald W. Shields, Jr.
She is survived by her companion of 13 years John Richardson, her loving daughters Debra S. Fowler and her husband Geoffrey of Southington, CT, and Mary S. Miller and her husband James of So. Salem, NY. A brother Earl A. Burchard of Stamford, and her two cherished grandsons Gerald W. and Michael J. Miller
A graveside service will be held TOMORROW, Friday, July 25, 2014 at Long Ridge Union Cemetery, Erskine Rd., Stamford, CT, at 11:00AM with Rev. James K. Mahan officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations can made in Eleanor's memory to the Turn of River Presbyterian Church, 49 Turn Of River Rd, Stamford CT, 06903 or to The Carl and Dorothy Bennett Cancer Center, Stamford Hospital Foundation, 1351 Washington Blvd., Suite 202, Stamford CT, 06902
For online condolences please visit www.Cognetta.com


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Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory
104 Myrtle Avenue Stamford, CT 06902
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Published in StamfordAdvocate on July 24, 2014