Shirley Stark

  • Died: January 8, 2016
  • Location: New Hampshire

Cate & Johnson Funeral Home

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family

Shirley Stark, 89, of Auburn, NH, passed away January 8, 2016 at Villa Crest Health Care Center in Manchester, NH.

Shirley was born in Auburn, NH, a daughter of George & Margaret (O’Connor) Sell and had been a lifelong resident of this community.

Shirley very much enjoyed time spent with her friends at RayFre Senior Center and was an avid Red Sox fan; however, family was at the center of her life.

Shirley was pre-deceased by her husband, Frank Stark.

Family includes two daughters, Linda Burke and her husband, Arnie and Debi Stewart and her husband, David; four grandchildren, Aaron Burke, Michael Burke, Matthew Stewart, and Jennifer (Stewart) Shaw and her husband, Glenn; five great-grandchildren; as well as nieces and nephews.

Family is very appreciative for the love and care provided to Shirley by the staff at Villa Crest Health Care Center.

A gathering of family and friends is scheduled for Monday, January 18, 2016at 11:00 a.m. at the Backroom Restaurant Conference Center in Manchester.

Burial arrangements will take place in the spring at Auburn Village Cemetery in Auburn, NH.

Memorial contributions may be sent to American Heart Association, 2 Wall Street, Manchester, NH 03101.

Cate & Johnson Funeral Service of Manchester is directing arrangements.

Family and friends may visit

Condolence & Memory Journal

Linda, Debi & extended family,

My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your families over the loss of your mother.  I hope you are able to enjoy some solace knowing what a fulfilling and blessed life your mother was able to enjoy.  Thinking of you.  Warmest regards, Jason Soucy

Posted by Jason Soucy    January 21, 2016

Debi and Linda and Family,
We are sorry to hear about your mother. You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless all of you.
Roger Smith and Daniel Gillen

Posted by A friend   January 15, 2016

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. -

Posted by Joyce Wilson - Manchester, NH   January 14, 2016

Dearest Linda and Debby,

Sorry for the loss of your Mom. She was a lovely soul. She helped my family by driving us to and from Sunday School and church when we were young. Nobody could make perogies better than her. May she rest peacefully in Heaven. She is just a breath away!


Catherine Lord Tierney

Posted by Catherine Lord Tierney    January 12, 2016