Shirley E. DanielsNovember 21,2012
Shirley E. DanielsShirley E. Daniels
Shirley E. Daniels, 91, died Nov. 19, 2012, at her home.
She was born in Rutland, May 30, 1921, daughter of George and Emma Elliott.
Shirley was a graduate of Rutland High School.
She was employed by CVPS in the accounting department, retiring in 1985.
Mrs. Daniels was a member of United Methodist Church of Rutland.
She was a member of the Red Hat Society.
She enjoyed gardening and traveling to her home in Lake Wales, Fl.
Surviving are a son, Paul K. Daniels Jr. of Rutland; two daughters, Paula Layden of Rutland and Karen Daniels of Washington, D.C.; sister, Geraldine Stevens of Lake Wales, Fl.; five grandchildren, Andrea Layden Rumsey of Burlington, Christie Layden of Tampa, Fl., Matthew Layden of Rutland, Angeline Daniels of Washington, D.C., and Bernadette Waquespack of Plano, Tx.; five great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her husband, Paul K. Daniels in 1986; a sister, Rhea Elliott and a brother, Francis Holden.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, Nov. 24, at 11 a.m. in United Methodist Church in Rutland.
Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Clifford Funeral Home on Friday, Nov. 23, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to National Wildlife Federation, care of Clifford Funeral Home, 2 Washington St., Rutland, VT 05701.
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