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Shirley K. Jalbert
RUMFORD -- Shirley K. Jalbert, 78, died on May 14, 2013 at her residence on Davis Street, Rumford.
She was born in Rumford on February 23, 1935, the daughter of George and Mary Ann (Arsenault) Burns. She graduated from Stephens High School in Rumford Class of 1955.
She had worked at Diamond Match Company of Peru. She also altered clothing locally and worked in surrounding school kitchens.
Shirley dearly loved her family, home, reading, writing, composing hymns, floral arranging, decorating and doll collecting.
She was married in Rumford on September 20, 1958 to Robert R. Jalbert, who died in Rumford on April 1, 2011.
Survivors include a son, Michael A. Jalbert of Northfield, NH; a daughter, Brenda M. Curtis of Roxbury; grandchildren, Thomas C. Virgin and wife, Lisa of West Peru, and Tiffany M. White and husband, Joshua of Mexico.
He was predeceased by her parents, husband, and brothers, John and Timothy Burns.
Funeral services and interment will be private. Interment will be in the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Augusta. Those who desire may contribute to the Hospice House, 236 Stetson Rd., Auburn, ME 04210 in her memory.