MaryAnn S. Donnelly, 68, Massena
Friday, December 28, 2012 - 1:53 pm

MaryAnn S. Donnelly, 68, Massena, passed away Dec. 26 at Fletcher Allen Medical Center, after she suffered injuries in a house fire on Dec. 19.

Shirley, as she was fondly known by to her family and friends, was born Nov. 25, 1944 in Massena, the daughter of Donat and Verna (Hartwick) Plourde.

She married Frank M. Donnelly Jun. 10, 1961 at Sacred Heart Church in Massena. Mr. Donnelly predeceased her Jul. 5, 1988.

She is survived by her children, Tammy Reid and companion Larry Gray of Ogdensburg; Cindy Murray and companion Gregory Shields, of Massena; Pamela and husband Larry Monacelli; Penny Donnelly and companion Charles Eels of Massena; 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a son, Frank M., Jan. 10, 2000; her brothers, Joseph "PeeWee" and J. Irving and a nephew Robert Plourde.

Shirley enjoyed shopping and listing to Country Music, and spending time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed spending time on her computer.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, Dec. 31 at 10 a.m. at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Massena. Interment will follow in Louisville Community Cemetery.

Friends and family may call Sunday, Dec. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena.

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