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Shirley H. Roark

September 27, 1921 June 16, 2019
Shirley H. Roark
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Obituary for Shirley H. Roark

Shirley Humberstone Roark, 97, of Meriden, loving wife of the late Francis Roark, passed away on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Midstate Medical Center. She was born in Meriden in 1921 to the late Charles and Lillian Leaman Humberstone. Shirley is survived by her children; Ginger Roark of North Wales, PA, and James Roark and his wife Lezlie of Wallingford. She also leaves her grandchildren; Dr. Eamon Fricker of PA, Benjamin Fricker also of PA, and James Roark and his wife Tressie of TX. She is predeceased by her sisters; Arline Korten and Florence Morenz, and brother, Charles Humberstone. After graduating from Meriden High School, Shirley worked in retail as a sales representative for many years until her retirement from J.C. Penney. She was a longtime member of All Saints Memorial Church in Meriden, and later on St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in Yalesville.
Friends are invited to visit with Shirley’s family on Saturday, June 22 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. in the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, Meriden. A service celebrating her life will take place in the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Meriden. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church, 360 Church St., Yalesville, CT 06492, or to Our Companion Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 956, Manchester, CT 06045.


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Visitation

Saturday

22

Jun

9:30 AM 6/22/2019 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 6/22/2019 10:30:00 AM
Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Meriden

48 Cook Avenue
Meriden, CT 06451

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Meriden
48 Cook Avenue Meriden 06451 CT
United States

Service

Saturday

22

Jun

10:30 AM 6/22/2019 10:30:00 AM
Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Meriden

48 Cook Avenue
Meriden, CT 06451

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Meriden
48 Cook Avenue Meriden 06451 CT
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sacred Heart Cemetery Final Resting Place

South Broad Street
Meriden, CT 06450

South Broad Street Meriden 06450 CT
United States

Memorial Contribution

Our Companions Domestic Animal Sanctuary

P.O. Box 956
Manchester, CT 06045

St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church

360 Church St.
Yalesville, CT 06492
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