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Shirley A. Thomson

September 17, 1943 ~ March 30, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Shirley Thomson Obituary

Shirley A. Thomson, 80, a cherished member of the West Sayville community, passed away on March 30th. Born on September 17, 1943, in Belfast, Maine, Shirley made West Sayville her beloved home. She earned her bachelor's degree from St. Joseph's College and went on to achieve her MSW in social work, dedicating many years to serving others as a social worker for Catholic Charities and later with Hospice, finding deep satisfaction in her work with Hospice patients.

Throughout her life, Shirley remained devout to her family, West Sayville community, and her Catholic faith, a yearly pilgrimage to Nova Scotia, and actively participating as a member of St. Lawrence RC Church until her passing. She leaves behind a legacy of compassion and service.

Shirley is predeceased by her beloved parents, James and Nellie and also her brother, James P. She is survived by her nephews James S. Thomson, David Thomson, and niece Heather A. Thomson, along with numerous cousins in Long Island, Pittsburgh, across the United States, Canada, and Scotland.

Friends and family will gather to pay their respects during the wake on Thursday from 2-4:30 pm and 7-9:30 pm at Raynor & D’Andrea Funeral Home. A Mass service followed by burial will take place at 10 am on Friday at St. Lawrence RC Church.

Visitation- Thursday April 4, 2024 from 2-4:30 & 7-9:30 p.m. at our West Sayville Funeral Home, 245 Main St.

Funeral Mass- Friday April 5, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Lawrence RC Church, Sayville 

Interment- St. Lawrence Cemetery

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April 4, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Raynor & D'Andrea Funeral Home, West Sayville
245 Main Street
West Sayville, NY 11796

April 4, 2024

7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Raynor & D'Andrea Funeral Home, West Sayville
245 Main Street
West Sayville, NY 11796

Funeral Mass
April 5, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Lawrence RC Church
240 W Main Street
Sayville, NY 11782

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