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Shirley Wolfenden

Carroll County Timed 3/10/07

Shirley E. Wolfenden, 75, of Westminster

Shirley E. Wolfenden, 75, of Westminster died Thursday, March 8, 2007 from cancer and lyme disease at Dove House Hospice.

Born Aug. 28, 1931, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Olive L. Peregoy Leach. She was the wife of John Thomas Wolfenden, who died June 29, 2000.

She was a graduate of Barton High School in Baltimore. She was a member of the Zion United Methodist Church. She taught Sunday school since the age of 16. She was a volunteer for multiple sclerosis bowling groups, Cub Scouts and youth groups. She was the Senior Citizen Volunteer of the Year in 2003. She was a book judge for elections since the 1950s. She was a member of the Lyme Support Group and the Carroll County Cancer Support Group. She also enjoyed cooking and crafts.

Surviving are son Jay Thomas Wolfenden of Westminster; and daughter Robin Ann Wolfenden of Westminster.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel, 412 Washington Road, Westminster, with the Rev. Richard Shamer officiating. Interment will be in Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Zion United Methodist Church, 2714-16 Old Washington Road, Westminster, MD 21157; or Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157