Shirley L. (Bearse) Scott

February 19, 1928 - March 15, 2012
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Shirley L. (Bearse) Scott 84 of Ludlow died Thursday evening March 15 in a Chicopee nursing home. Born in Ware, MA, February 19, 1928, daughter of the late Oliver and Margaret (McKenzie) Bearse. Shirley had worked as a telephone operator, and was a member of the First Church in Ludlow. Shirley enjoyed ceramics and painting, to be with her family and cooking for them. She also loved all creatures great and small, and to listen to her husband play the bagpipes. She is survived by her cherished husband of 65 years, Donald Scott, cherished daughters Kathryn L. Provencher, and her husband Gary R. Provencher, Sr., Dawn Marie Scott and her husband John A. Boghosian, all of Ludlow, and Martha Ann Scott of Belchertown, MA. Grandmother of Amanda Scott and Hannah Walker, Great-grandmother of Aila Vanasse. Also survived by extended family members and friends. Sadly she was predeceased by her brother Oliver Bearse, Jr., sister Virginia Brown.

Shirley’s entire family would like to thank the entire Birch Manor Nursing Home Staff for the care and support during Shirley’s journey home.

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Born: February 19, 1928
Died: March 15, 2012

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Bob & Dottie Brouillette posted on 3/20/12

Kathy & Gary, Our deepest sympathies for the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.


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