Shirley Ann (Stephens) White, 65, of Bartlett, N.H., lost her battle with cancer in the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019.
Shirley was born to Harold J. Stephens and Shirley A. (Doucette) Angelini on Dec. 22, 1953.
A graduate of North Reading High School, Class of 1971. Shirley settled herself and her family in the peaceful mountains of Bartlett, where she lived and worked for the last 28 years.
Shirley loved gardening and creating her many signature recipes in the kitchen. She was an avid reader.
For 19 years, a diligent and respected professional, she greeted the Grand Summit at Attitash patrons with her polite smile and courteous service. She was admired by those who worked alongside her, keeping things positive under pressure with an upbeat attitude, a sharp wit and a contagious laugh.
Shirley was preceded in death by her father, Harold “Hashy” Stephens; her mother, Shirley Angelini; her stepfather, Frank Angelini Sr.; and her stepbrother, Keith Angelini.
Shirley is survived by her son, Gary White of Moreno Valley, Calif.; daughter, Hayley, and husband, Ryan Holt of Old Town, Maine; her daughter, Gina, and husband, Len Larrabee of Barnstead, N.H.; her daughter, Taryn, and husband, Jeremy Hicks, of Raeford, N.C.; her grandchildren, Sierra White, Eva and Talon Holt, Vivienne and Milo Harris; her siblings, Donna Peglow, Frank Angelini Jr., Settimio “Sam” Angelini, Nancy Theroux and Susan Stallman; along with many nieces and nephews, and her beloved pets, Ruger, Paisley and Piper.
A gathering will take place on Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Cremation Society of New Hampshire at 243 Hanover St. in Manchester, N.H. A memorial service will follow at 10:30 a.m. with the Rev. Douglas Rickard officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her honor to Doberman Rescue Unlimited, 52 Tenney Road, Sandown, NH 03873 (603) 887-1200, and are greatly appreciated.