CARROLL, Shirley R. (Smith) – Of Sudbury formerly of Somerville, surrounded by her loving family, at age 101, August 14, 2022.
Beloved wife of the late George Allen Carroll.
Loving mother of Mary Ann Carroll of Arlington, Linda Curran and her husband Thomas of Sudbury, the late Susan R. McKenzie and her surviving husband Bruce McKenzie of Medford.
Dear sister of the late Gladys Smith, Harold, Lawrence “Larry”, Robert “Huck” Ellsworth, Arthur, Martha and Paul Smith.
Cherished Nana of Elizabeth, Tommy, Dan, Nathan and Kate. Gigi to 11 great grandchildren.
Countless lives were forever changed by her generous, loving heart All who knew her were blessed. Her life was lived by this sentiment,
“Only one life, twill soon be past, Only what’s done for Christ will last.”
A Funeral Home Service will be held for Shirley, Tuesday morning August 23, 2022 at 11:00am.
Relatives and friends invited.
Interment Wildwood Cemetery, Winchester.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Shirley’s memory to the Metrowest Hospice, 200 Nickerson Road Marlborough, MA 01752 or the Billy Graham Foundation.
I will never fully be able to put into words the impact this beautiful woman had on my life. Not only did we have the gift of having her on this earth for 101 years, she lived with my family for most of my childhood. We all had so much wisdom imparted and laughter ignited by her throughout the years. But, most impactful, was my front row seat to see how she loved God and loved on people-without hesitation-and, with all of her heart. I will carry that with me for the rest of my life. Until we meet again, I love you “more than mucho”…
She nearly made it to 102, but sadly we had to say goodbye to my Nana yesterday. I consider it an absolute gift to have been able to get 47 years with my grandmother. She was always up for having fun or being silly, and I loved making her laugh. Probably my favorite memories were of staying up late during summers down The Cape, playing Scrabble with her and my Mom. Love you, Nana. More than mucho.