IN MEMORIAM – Shirley Morley

Shirley A. Morley, 76, resident of Mason, N.H., died June 15, at The Elms Care and Rehabilitation Center, Milford, surrounded by her family.

She was born in Milo, Maine on Feb. 13, 1936, a daughter of Albert and Margaret (Coughlin) Webb.

Mrs. Morley resided in Mason for the past 40 years and formerly lived in Bedford, Mass., for many years.

She was a political activist for most of her life. She served as selectman in Mason, was an EMT for the Souhegan Ambulance Service, a member of the League of Women Voters and a member of the Temple Mountain and Crotched Mountain Ski Patrol. In addition, she was a world traveler who enjoyed visiting China, Europe, Greece, South America and the Galapagos Islands.

She attended the Mason Congregational Church.

She was predeceased by a son, Robert E. Morley.

Family members include her husband, Richard E. Morley of Mason; a son, Michael J. Simpson of Rhode Island; a daughter and son-in-law, Patricia A. and Gerard R. Letourneau of Mason; two grandchildren, Sean M. Simpson and Megan Morley; a sister, Norma Campbell of Maine; two brothers, Stephen T. Webb and Arthur Webb, both of Dover Foxcroft, Maine; many nieces and nephews.

She is the daughter-in-law of the late Harry L. and Lillian I. (Vattes) Morley, who had ties to Bolton, Mass.

There are no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 4, at 10 a.m. in the Mason Congregational Church, 33 Valley Road, Mason, N.H. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery, Mason. Donations in her memory may be made to NHPTV, Aplastic Anemia Foundation or NPR.

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