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Shirley Gully


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Shirley GullyGreen Island – Shirley Lawrenson Gully, 75, died peacefully on July 4, 2018 at the VanRensselaer Manor after a long illness. A lifelong resident of Green Island, she was the daughter of the late George and Adelaide Leonard Lawrenson. Shirley was a graduate of Catholic Central High School, Class of 1960 and had been employed as the Executive Secretary to the President at RPI for many years and retired from there in 2005 as event planner. After her retirement from RPI, Shirley served as Deputy Town Clerk in Green Island for several years. She had been a lifelong communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Green Island until its closing and was presently a communicant of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Watervliet. She had been a member of the Mother's Club at St. Joseph's School and had served as secretary of the Altar Rosary Society at St. Joseph's Church. Shirley also bowled for over 30 years with the "Tuesday Strikers." Shirley loved entertaining her family and friends at her home, be it inside or out on the deck. She is the devoted mother of Michael (Patience) Gully of Green Island and Maria Maloney of Waterford and cherished grandmother of Kevin Maloney and Molly Maloney, both of Green Island. Shirley is also survived by her two faithful granddogs, Frankie and Juneau. She was predeceased by her sister, Sister Georgine Adele Lawrenson, CSJ. Funeral from the McNulty Funeral Home, 147 Hudson Avenue, Green Island on Saturday at 8:15 a.m. and at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Watervliet at 9:00 a.m. Interment will be beside her parents in St. Mary's Cemetery in Troy. Calling hours will be on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Contributions may be made in Shirley's memory to the Green Island Senior Citizens, 5 George Street, Green Island, NY 12183. Please visit www.mcnultyfuneralhomegreenisland.com for more information or to sign the guest book.www.mcnultyfuneralhomegreenisland.com http://www.lastingmemories.com/shirley-gully
Published in The Record on July 6, 2018
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