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Shirley H. Barton

September 19, 1946 ~ August 10, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old


Shirley Hall Barton of Ancram, NY, devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister, passed away peacefully with family at her side on August 10, 2023 after a lengthy illness. The daughter of Priscilla and Fred Hall, she was born in Canaan, CT on September 19, 1946. Following graduation from Housatonic Valley Regional High School, she attended a nursing school affiliated with Pittsfield General Hospital in Massachusetts.

Shirley and Gerald Barton were married on March 5, 1966. While beginning to raise a family, she also was able to fit in driving a public school bus in Copake, which she did for a decade. Later she managed the Hotchkiss School book store, a job she held for about 25 years.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her son Jeffrey and his wife Lisa, and their son Brandon and his wife Liz, and son Ryan. She also leaves behind her son Michael and his companion, Melissa, and sons Michael Jr. and his wife Kayla, and Kyle. Also surviving are her brother Dan Hall and sister Pat Graf.

Her family wishes to acknowledge the outstanding care and support she received at Kimball Farms Life Enrichment Program in Lenox, MA.

A graveside ceremony will be conducted on August 18, 2023 at 1:00PM in Evergreen Cemetery, N. Main Street, Pine Plains, NY. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that any memorial donations be made in Shirley’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association.


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