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Shirley Hall Allison

December 18, 1920 ~ August 23, 2017 (age 96)

Shirley Hall Allison, 96, of Torrington, CT, passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017.

Shirley was born on December 18, 1920 in Southington, CT.  Her family moved to Torrington in the middle of the Great Depression to find work.  

Shirley was a lifelong resident of Torrington graduating from Torrington High School in 1939.  She found office work at the Hotchkiss Bros. Lumber Company before moving on to work for Dr. Conforti.  Shirley then became Office Manager for the Litchfield Orthopedic Associates where she worked until retirement.  In addition to her dedication to work, Shirley was known for her witty comebacks, her sense of fashion and most of all, her love of animals.    

Shirley leaves behind several close friends who were her family. She was predeceased by her mother, Helen, father, William and brother, William (Bill) Jr., all of Torrington.

A special thank you goes out to the entire staff of Cherry Brook Health Care, Canton, CT.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Cook Funeral Home, 82 Litchfield St., Torrington.  Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery.  Friends may call on Wednesday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at www.stjude.org.

 


Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/



 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
August 30, 2017

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cook Funeral Home
82 Litchfield St.,
Torrington, CT 06790

Funeral Service
Wednesday
August 30, 2017

11:00 AM
Cook Funeral Home
82 Litchfield St.,
Torrington, CT 06790


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