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Shirley  C. (Fitzgerald) Fenton

Shirley C. (Fitzgerald) Fenton
  • May 25, 1939 - August 21, 2019
  • Hudson, Massachusetts
  • Donations may be made to:
  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Ave.
    Boston, MA 02215

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“Laurie, so sorry to hear about your mom. I remember her from when I worked at the hospital. She always put a smile on everyone's face as soon as she...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Claire Bonnafe - Hudson Mass

“Sorry for your loss,it is a great honor to know Shirley at work, ,she was always kind and pleasant ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Catherine Fong - Framingham, MA

“I'm very sorry for your loss. May your memories be a blessing. God be with you all as you walk this difficult path. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Eileen Langevin - Marlborough, MA

“Kathy...So sorry for your loss. your Mom was awesome. I remember all of you very well. Please be well Kathy and your family.Dave Quinn ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Laurie and family; I am so sorry about your mom's passing. She was such a wonderful lady and such a good friend to Mary all these years. I hope...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Auntie Shirley was as sweet as pie, just like her Mum, Nana. I'm sure they're catching up now in heaven. I'll miss her kind and gentle way, her easy...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Michael Sibley - Savage, MD

“Shirley was loved by so many and she will be greatly missed. Shirley will be forever remembered and forever loved.Love Michael and karen Buckley ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: karen buckley - marlboro, MA

“A life filled with compassion and love for every living creature. May god surround cliff and family with his grace ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: A friend


9 of 12 | Posted by: Mike Sullivan - Hubbardston, MA

“Laurie and family-Shirley was such a wonderful woman, inside and out. Whenever I needed some help in the unit I was always met with a smile no matter...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Pomphrey - Berlin, MA

“Love you Shirl. My dear friend. So fortunate to spend such fun times with you. I'll miss the laughter ❤ xoxo ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Martha Rimkus - Hudson, MA

“Rest in Piece my friend !!! I`ll .see you later Love Mary ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: A friend


Shirley C. (Fitzgerald) Fenton, 80, of Hudson died Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was the daughter of the late John and Flora C. (Butcher) Fitzgerald and the wife of Clifford Fenton to whom she had been married for 62 years.
After graduating from Waltham High School, Shirley worked for Charles Cleaners for many years prior to managing Lincoln Street Cleaners and also worked as a unit secretary in the ICU at Marlborough Hospital for 23 years.
A member of the Young Republicans, she enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening and knitting but was happiest spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Shirley is survived by her daughters, Lauren Hayden and her husband Ralph of Hudson, and Kathryn Monti and her husband Stephen of Marlborough, her sons Clifford Fenton, Jr. and David Fenton, both of Marlborough, her sisters, Barbara Goodrich and her husband Arnold of Hudson, Marilyn Wedge of Shrewsbury and Linda Connolly and her husband Joseph of Northborough, her grandchildren, Jesse Hayden, Christina Trudeau, Ross Hayden, Stephanie Monti, Matthew Monti and David Fenton and her great grandchildren, Hadley and Landon Hayden and Bennett and Owen Trudeau.
Visiting hours will be held on Monday, August 26, 2019 from 10:00 – 10:45 am at the First Church Marlborough, 37 High St., Marlborough, MA, 01752. A funeral service will follow in the church at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Forestvale Cemetery, Broad St., Hudson, MA 01749.
Donations may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215 and Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton, 500 Legacy Farms North, Hopkinton, MA 01748 or www.baypathhumane.org.