Westborough – Shirley A. Cannon, 77, of Westborough, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Robert F. Cannon.
Born in Holyoke, she was the daughter of the late James J. and Viola Y. (Tremblay) Sweeney, and was educated in Holyoke schools.
Mrs. Cannon was employed as an administrative assistant at Alden Electronics in Westborough prior to her retirement. She was communicant of St. Luke the Evangelist Church and has been a resident of Westborough for 40 years.
She is survived by her three children, Kevin M. Cannon and his wife, Kristin, of Newbury, David F. Cannon and his wife, Alicia, of Whitinsville, and Holly A. Hallett and her husband, Gerard, of North Andover; one brother, James Sweeney of Holyoke; two grandsons, Robert and James Cannon; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to extend their gratitude to the nurses of 24N for their outstanding care and compassion.
Shirley's funeral Mass will be celebrated on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11, at 10:30 A.M. in St. Luke the Evangelist Church, 70 West Main St., Westborough. Burial will follow in St. Luke's Cemetery.
Calling hours at the Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough are SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10, from 3 to 5 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Make A Wish Foundation, 1 Bulfinch Pl., 2cnd Floor, Boston, MA 02114.