Shirley A.'s Story
Shirley A. (Staples) Wilson, 89, of Bradford, passed away Sunday, Oct. 8 at Holy Family Hospital, Methuen.
She was born in Haverhill on April 23, 1928 the only child of the late Floyd H. “Butsy” Staples, and Blanche E. (Small) Staples.
Mrs. Wilson was predeceased by her loving husband of 50 years, Roger E. Wilson who passed away in 2002, a son-in-law, Raymond S. Stewart who passed away in 2006 and a grandson, Charles R. Stewart who passed away in 2014.
She is survived by her children Lynne D. Barnes and her husband Mark of Haverhill, Gary S. Wilson and his wife, Karla of Lynn, Jayne L. Stewart of Haverhill, Susan C. Kulins and her husband, Oscar of Methuen and Sandra J. Leblanc and her husband, Kenneth of Haverhill; nine grandchildren as well as six great-grandchildren.
Her calling hours were on Oct.12 at the H.L. Farmer and Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St. (Rt. 125). Her funeral service will be held on Friday, Oct. 13 at the funeral home. Interment followed in Elmwood Cemetery, Bradford. To share a memory or for more information, please visit
Published on  October 19, 2017