Shirley Webster CLAREMONT — Shirley Jones Webster, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, formerly of Claremont, passed away at her home in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sept. 11, 2019. She was born in Valparaiso, Indiana, on July 29, 1930. When she was a teenager, her family moved to Bass Harbor, Maine, where she met her beloved husband, Rodney. They resided in Claremont, where they worked together starting a poultry business and then building and selling houses while raising their family. In 1981, they moved to Sun Lakes, Arizona, where she enjoyed swimming, golfing and rock collecting, among other crafting projects. One of her most popular sayings was “Anything for a laugh!” She enjoyed spreading joy and happiness with her smiles and laughter. Preceded in death are husband Rodney and son Brian Webster. Shirley is survived by three daughters, Cherie and Bob Griffice of Frankston, Texas, Donna Gagnon of Phoenix, Arizona, Carol and Scott Peabody of Merrimack; grandchildren, Dana Gagnon and wife Abbie of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Drake Muckridge, Sydney and Zachary Webster of Phoenix, Arizona, Shannon and Jared Peabody of Merrimack, Kelsey Peabody of Somerville, Massachusetts; and great-grandson Aiden Webster. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters, Patsy and Everett Hamlin and George and Wilma Jones of Bass Harbor, Maine, Paul and Joyce Jones of Valparaiso, Indiana, Rose Jones of Phoenix, Arizona. A memorial celebration will be held at a later date. If your heart desires, we request you consider a donation to the Alzheimer's Association or your favorite charity.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.
Allow up to 24 hours for comment approval.