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Shirley M. Remillard

July 13, 1924 — July 5, 2022

Shirley M. (Lane) Remillard, 97, of Worcester, MA, passed away on July 5,2022, surrounded by her loving family. She leaves two daughters and a son - Darlene Anastas and her husband, John Anastas, of Boynton Beach, Florida, Ronald Remillard of New Braintree, Laurie Cusson and her husband, Robert Cusson, of Shrewsbury, and her sister-in-law, Claire Lane of Worcester. She was predeceased by two daughters, Cheryl Hakala and Linda Bourassa, a daughter-in-law, Diane Remillard, wife of Ronald Remillard, and her brother, Kenneth Lane. She also leaves 8 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Shirley was born in Worcester on July 13, 1924, the daughter of the late Julius and Evelyn (Landry) Lane, and she lived in Worcester all her life. She graduated from Commerce High School in 1941. During WWII, she worked at The David Clark Co., making bomb parachutes. She worked as a secretary to the President of the Big Discount Supermarket, and during her retirement years, she worked as a receptionist for H & R Block.

Shirley was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother to her family. She enjoyed traveling, loved taking her family on beach vacations, crocheting, and playing cards with family and friends. She enjoyed celebrating the holidays and always opened her home to everyone.

We, the family, would like to thank the Summit Eldercare program for all the love and care they gave to her.

Calling hours are on Sunday, July 10 from 1-4 PM at MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 370 Plantation Street, Worcester. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated at Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Our Lady of Loreto Parish, 33 Massasoit Road, Worcester on Monday, July 11 at 10 AM, followed by burial in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 45 Ash Street, East Hartford, CT 06108, including Shirley's name and person to be notified.




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Sunday, July 10, 2022

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370 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605

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Monday, July 11, 2022

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Monday, July 11, 2022

Worcester County Memorial Park

217 Richards Avenue, Paxton, MA 01612

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