2006-12-27 / Obituaries

Ethel M. Shelley

Ethel M. Shelley, age 70 of Beacon, NY, formerly a longtime Continental Village (Garrison) resident died on Tuesday Dec. 19, 2006 at Hudson Valley Hospital. Born in Yonkers, NY on June 24, 1936 she was the daughter of the late William and Ethel (Henderson) McLean.

Mrs. Shelley was a retired Nurse’s Aide working from the 1970’s through the 1990’s for Cortlandt Nursing Care Center. She had resided in Fishkill from 1998 to 2006, Continental Village from 1968-98. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard E. Shelley, who died on Dec. 27, 1990. She is survived by four children, Donna (and Glenn) Shelley- Baumler of Cold Spring, Michael Shelley of Beacon, Richard Shelley, Jr. of Wappingers Falls, James (and Sandra) Shelley of Garrison, four siblings, Joan McLean of New Windsor, Maureen Sutherland of Dobbs Ferry, William McLean, Jr. of Newburgh and Jeanette McAnally of Ossining.

She was lovingly known as “Nana Tats” by her seven grandchildren, Amanda and Jennifer Baumler, Michael and Monica Shelley and Julie, Sara and Jenna Shelley. Additionally Mrs. Shelley is survived by many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday Dec. 22, 2006 at Our Lady of Loretto Church 24 Fair St. Cold Spring. Interment followed in Assumption Cemetery Cortlandt Manor, NY. Family and friends were invited to call Thursday Dec. 21 at the Clinton Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to be made in Mrs. Shelley’s name to The Franciscan Friars of Atonement – Graymoor P. O. Box 300 Garrison, NY 10524.

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