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  • Shirley Julia Harris Drew

    Birth: June 14, 1926 | Died: April 17, 2021

    Shirley passed away April 17, 2021 in Anaheim, California at 94 years of age. Shirley was born in Framingham, Massachusetts on June 14, 1926 to Samuel Bernard Harris and Mary Louise Keenan. Shirley Married John Batten Drew on April 3, 1948 in Waterbury, Connecticut. Shirley worked in a factory during WWII as Inventory Recording Clerk. In her Senior Yearbook “After attending St. Michael’s School in North Hampton, Massachusetts and Framingham High School, Shirley came to Crosby High School for her senior year. She was secretary of her freshman class and had plans to enter Boston University to study teaching. John and Shirley moved to California and raised their three daughters Anne, Pam and Ellen in Rossmoor California. They retired and moved to Hemet, California and in recent years after the passing of her beloved husband John (they would have been married 73 years this year) moved to Cypress Senior Apartments and Anaheim Rehabilitation Center. Shirley loved books, bowling, western dancing, the LA Dodgers baseball team, playing cards with their many friends, swimming and sang with the Harmoneers Senior Choir in Hemet for many years. She loved family and getting together with her many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is survived by her three daughters: Anne Miller (Sheldon), Pam Heintz (Richard), and Ellen Crooks (Clancy). Her grandchildren Lisa Zupncis (Peter), Jerry Johnson, Chrystal McCluney(Brendan), Heather Hyland(Jeff), Mike Parcells(Lisa), Brian Crooks(Kim), Jeff Crooks(Andrea) and Chris Crooks(Amy). Her great grandchildren Leah Zuponcis, Drew, Dyland and Shawn Johnson, Ben and Charlie McCluney, Hunter and River Hyland, Justin and Ryan Parcells, Austin and Aubrey Crooks, Cali, Candence and Cassie Crooks, Caleb, Sadie and Bryce Crooks.  

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