She leaves her loving husband of 68 years, Roger W. Cook Sr.; six children, Roger W. Cook Jr. and his wife Jan of Nebraska, Michael F. Cook and his wife Quang of Northborough, Sandra L. Tetreault and her husband John of Northborough, Dianne M. Petrie and her husband Daniel of Auburn, Leo J. Cook II and his wife Lynn of Dudley, and Jo A. Fontaine and her husband Steven of Auburn. Also surviving are 19 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three sisters, Rita Burns, Evelyn Mastrorio, and Beatrice Burgess.
She was born in Burlington, Vt., and was raised in Worcester, daughter of Francis J. and Josephine (Bombard) Tucker. She graduated from Commerce High School in 1944, and attended St. Michael's college in Vermont before meeting her husband Roger.
She worked at the former Mammoth Mart and King's of Marlborough. She later was employed at Bradlee's in Shrewsbury. She was a shipping/receiving manager and held other titles in retail sales.
Shirley enjoyed cooking, ten pin bowling, crossword puzzles, and watching golf.
Her funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, July 29, at 10:30 a.m., in St. Rose of Lima Church, 244 West Main St., Northborough. Burial will follow in Howard Street Cemetery.
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