Riverview Funeral Home

Obituary for Shirley Wells

Born: Shelton and
Lived: Shelton and Methuen, MA

Shirley Wells, age 88, of Methuen, MA and Shelton, entered peacefully into rest on Tuesday October 10, 2017 at the Holy Family Hospital in Methuen. She was the beloved wife of the late Robert Wells. She was born in Shelton on November 1, 1928 the daughter of the late Earl and Ethel (Bourne) Denny and was a lifelong resident of Shelton until moving closer to her children in 2010. Shirley was employed as a secretary at Oronoque Country Club and also worked for Russell Linen Service for many years before her retirement. She was a 50 year member of the Huntington Congregational Church, an avid reader, and enjoyed doing various craft projects.
She is survived by her daughter Deborah Wells, her son Rodney Wells and his wife Mary, her daughter Rebecca Hegedus and her husband Keith, her granddaughter Courtney Chartrand and her husband Brian, her grandson Matthew Wells and his wife Jennifer, five great grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews. Shirley was predeceased by her brothers Robert, Nelson, Charles, and William Denny, and her sisters Ethel Fair, Margaret French, and Betty Witkowski.
Friends are invited to greet Shirley’s family on Saturday October 14 from 10 AM to 12 PM in the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road Shelton. Her funeral service will be held in the parlor at 12 PM. Burial will follow at Lawn Cemetery. Online condolences can be left for her family at www.riverviewfh.com.