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Lee Marie Shurtleff

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister

DRACUT       Lee Marie (Zaniewski) Shurtleff, 68, wife of Joseph Shurtleff, passed away at home on Friday, June 9, 2017, with her family at her side.   Born in Lowell, MA on July 10, 1948, she was the daughter of Edward and Alice (Caron) Zaniewski. She was raised in Lowell, and graduated from Lowell High School. She was recently retired from Middlesex Community College after twenty eight years of employment.

     In addition to her husband, Joe, and her mother, Alice Zaniewski, she is survived by her daughters, Karen (Shurtleff) MacFarlane and her husband Keith, and Donna Shurtleff; her beloved granddaughter, Jessica Shurtleff, and her fiancee, Paul Bissonnette; her sister, Karen (Zaniewski) Trzcienski, and her husband, Michael; her brother, Edward Zaniewski, and his wife, Ellen; her nephew, Joseph Lisi, and his wife, Lisa; her sister in law, Mary Shore; as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

     She was predeceased by her father, Edward, her brother, Harry Zaniewski, and her daughter, Kristine Shurtleff.

     The family would like to say a very heartfelt thank you to Dr. Kimberly Brennan of the LGH Cancer Center, and all the rest of the outstanding staff there for the wonderful care they took of Lee.

      In keeping with Lee’s wishes, there will be no funeral service.  

      Donations in Lee’s memory to Lowell General Cancer Center, c/o Development Office, 295 Varnum Ave, Lowell MA 01854. 

     Arrangements by the MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816.

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