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Shirley Echols

Shirley Echols passed away on August 2, 2017 after a three year battle with cancer.

Shirley was born in Long Branch, New Jersey to Philip and Mary Webster. She graduated from Long Branch High School and Monmouth County Vocational School.

She married Jim Echols and had two children, Denise and James Jr. She worked as a supervisor in the Dietary Department at Monmouth Medical Center.

In 1977 the family relocated to Washington State and still resides there. Shirley worked part time for the Puyallup School District. In 1987 she was hired as a supervisor at St Francis Hospital. She was employed there until 2010 when she and Jim purchased a home in Sun Lakes, Arizona as a fall/winter residence.

Shirley was predeceased by her parents, Philip and Mary as well as sisters Rebecca and Dorothy. She is survived by her husband, Jim; two children, Denise and James Jr.; six grandchildren and sisters Mary, Irene and Marjorie.

Details relating to a Celebration of Life gathering will be given at a later date.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 14, 2017
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