Bradford, VT – Shirley W. Conrad, 90, passed away January 11, 2019.
Shirley was born December 24, 1928 to Edward and Amy (Sparks) Wing in Morrisville, VT. She attended schools in Morrisville and graduated salutatorian from Peoples Academy in 1946.
She worked as a telephone operator until she married Richard Conrad in 1948. Together they moved to Bradford, Vt where they raised three sons: Christopher, Michael and Kevin.
She also worked at New England Industries, Donnelly & McCormick and Otterman & Allen. After her retirement, she traveled with her sister, Gloria Wing, enjoyed oil painting, was an avid reader and served as a trustee at the Bradford Public Library for many years. She was also a member of the Bradford Congregational Church.
Shirley is pre-deceased by her husband, Richard, and her parents, Edward & Amy Wing. She is survived by her children, Christopher Conrad and wife, Christie; Michael Conrad and wife, Audrey; Kevin Conrad and wife Jami and her sister, Gloria Wing.
She is also survived by her grandchildren Justin, Dylan, Shane, Paige, Devin, Morgan and Tristan Conrad and step grandchildren, Barrett & Bryant Williams; three great grandsons; Stone, Penn & Blaine Conrad and one step great grandson, Carter Williams.
As per Shirley’s wishes, there will be no calling hours. A graveside service will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Bradford Public Library or the Sawyer Cemetery Restoration Fund.
Arrangements are by Hale Funeral Home, 187 Upper Plain, Bradford, VT. Online guestbook at www.halefuneralhomes.com.
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