Shirley Mae Fador, 69, of New Bern, NC., died Saturday, June 25, 2016.
Shirley was born to the late Ola and John Regan on January 19, 1947 in Waterbury, CT. Shirley graduated from Wolcott High School. She was married to John A Fador in 1979, and they lived together in Meriden, CT., Newbury, MA., and East Kingston, NH., before relocating to North Carolina in 2009.
Shirley was a highly skilled certified bookkeeper and worked at various businesses in Waterbury, Southington Newbury Mass and East Kingston NH.
Shirley loved working outside in the garden and had a flair for interior decorating. Shirley loved volunteering delivering food for Meals on Wheels for many years with Jack in New Bern and particularly loved volunteering in the Tyron Palace Museum gift shop in New Bern. She also loved Lee USA Speedway and Nascar.
Shirley is survived by her daughter Tara Lea of Sharon, CT., and son Todd Fador of Terryville; her grandson, Zachary Fador, her 10 sisters and brothers; twin brother Charles Regan , Donald Regan Janice Rice, Barry Regan, Joan Brown, Carol Morris, Linda Pranulis, Marianne Regan, John Regan Jr, and Michael Regan.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to either the Community Home Care and Hospice in New Bern, NC, or Gentiva Home Health in Pollocksville, NC. Services are going to be privately held. The family extends their love and gratitude to all for your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.