Shirley Lance

Shirley M. Lance

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
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Obituary

Shirley M. Lance, 90, of Westerly, passed away peacefully at The Westerly Hospital on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 after a brief illness.

The daughter of the late Morris and Hattie Goody, she was born in Manchester, NH. She was married to Tom Lance, Jr. on January 12, 1947. The enjoyed 51 years of marriage before his passing in October, 1998.

She is survived by children, Cheryl Lance, Robin Williams and Tom (Jean) Lance; grandchildren, Steven William, Jennifer (Juston) McMahon, Alex Williams and Tricia Lance; great-grandchildren, Lance, Caleb, Carter Williams and Cole McMahon. She is also survived by her brother Louis Goody and several nieces and nephews.

Following the passing of her husband, Shirley enjoyed time with the family, reading and playing cards or Bingo with friends at the Westerly Senior Center.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 5-7pm at Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly. A Funeral Service will take place in the funeral home on Saturday at 11am. Burial will be private. Memorial donations may be made to the Westerly Senior Center, 39 State St., Westerly, RI 02891. For online condolences please visit www.gaffneydolanfuneralhome.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home
    Address
    59 Spruce Street
    WESTERLY, RI 02891
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  • Service

    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, November 23rd, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home
    Address
    59 Spruce Street
    WESTERLY, RI 02891
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  • Interment

    Location
    *Private
    Address
    Private
    Private, --
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Jo Anna Faiola

Posted at 01:54pm
My heartfelt sympathy goes out to Cheryl and Robin and family at the loss of a great lady. I will miss her upbeat personality at our senior center. She is in heaven now with my mom enjoying a game of cards as they did so many times before.
Sincerely,
Jo Anna Faiola
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