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Shirley Campney

September 6, 1931 — February 6, 2018

FORT ANN — Shirley Ruth Campney, 86, of Fort Ann, passed away peacefully on Feb. 6, 2018, with her son by her side.

Born on Sept. 6, 1931, in Fort Edward, she was the daughter of the late Clifford and Gladys (Holmes) Stark.

She was a graduate of Hudson Falls High School.

Shirley married Frank Campney and spent many happy years with him, until he passed on Aug. 10, 1983.

Shirley worked side by side with her husband at Frank’s Auto Body Shop until his death. She then began working at the Glens Falls National Bank in Deposit Services until her retirement.

She was a member of the Eastern Star and attended the Fort Ann United Protestant Church.

Shirley loved bird watching, playing cards with her sister, her cat Bandit and spending time with her special niece Sandi.

In addition to her parents and husband, Shirley was predeceased by her brothers, Tom Stark, her twin, Sherman Stark, and C. Vernon Stark; her sisters, Betty Jane Stark, Evelyn Williams and her husband Floyd, Janet Watt and her husband, Edward, Genevieve Hilenski and her husband Stanley; her brother-in-law, Joseph Britt; and her granddaughter, Ashley Marie Baker.

Survivors include her three children, Deborah Baker and her husband, Tom, Dwight Campney and his wife, Kim, Charles Campney and his wife, Karin; her six grandchildren, John Hack, Timothy Hack, Rachel Gregory, Justin Campney and his wife, Lindsay, Jonathan Campney , Jessica O’Connor and her husband, Michael; her sister, Ramona Britt; her sisters-in-law, Eileen Stark, Leona Stark, Jane Flagg; several great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews including her special niece, Sandi Shaw.

Family and friends may call between 4 and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 at Carleton Funeral Home Inc., 68 Main St., Hudson Falls.

Funeral services will follow the calling hours at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Burial will take place in the spring at the Kingsbury Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Shirley’s name to either the American Heart Association, 4 Atrium Dr., #100, Albany, NY 12205, the American Cancer Society, 1 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110 or the charity of one’s choice.

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