Shirley Ann Terry Obituary

Date of Birth:

Saturday, April 2nd, 1927

Date of Death:

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Funeral Home:

Dalla Valle Funeral Service
22 West Main Street
P.O. Box 179
Everett, Pennsylvania, UNITED STATES


Shirley Ann Terry, 84, of Clearville and Donahoe Manor, a long time resident of Edgewater, Maryland, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2011.

She was born April 2, 1927 in Annapolis, Maryland, a daughter of the late Frank and Ellen (Sears) Ridgewater.

She was married to Thomas M. Terry, Sr., who passed away in April of 1973.

She is survived by their 2 sons,

Kenneth W. Terry of Clearville

Thomas M. Terry, of Edgewater,

3 grandsons, Thomas Terry, Justin Terry and Kenneth Terry

2 step granddaughters, Jackie Carlton and Carole Carlton

3 great grandchildren

and 3 sisters,

Lillie Mae Eismeier, of Annapolis

Francis McFadden, of Annapolis,

and Doris Harris, of Mebane, North Carolina

She was preceded in passing away by 2 sisters, Isabelle Ward and Dorethea Emerick, and a brother, Jerry Ridgewater, all formerly of Annapolis.

Shirley retired from the Annapolis City Police Department, and her true love was her membership with the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post #304 in Annapolis where she was past President and 6th District of Maryland President. She also enjoyed fishing, traveling in her motor home, and will be greatly missed.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 1:00 pm at the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 710 Ridgeley Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401. Friends may call at the Church on Saturday from 12:00 noon until hour of service, and share memories online at

Memorial Contributions may be made in memory of Shirley to the American Cancer Society.

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