December 12, 1921 ~ February 10, 2007
In West Haven, Feb. 10, 2007, Shirley Beard Anthony, 85, of Terrace Ave., wife of the late Charles E. Anthony, mother of Ronald V. Anthony of Northford, sister of Lois Ehler of South Carolina and the late Ethel (Buddy) Nelson and Edwin F. Beard. Shirley was born in West Haven, Dec. 12, 1921 a daughter of the late Lester R. and Mable L. Patterson Beard. She was a lifelong resident of West Haven and a longtime member of the West Haven Women's Club. Funeral service Thurs., Feb. 15 at 11 a.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT - TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave. at Court St., West Haven. Friends may call Thurs. from 10 - 11 a.m. Interment in Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven. Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 538 Preston Ave., Meriden, CT 06450.