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Shirley A. Boland, 86

ADAMS, Mass. —  

Shirley A. (Reeves) Boland, 86, of Adams, died on November 10, 2022, at Springside Nursing Home in Pittsfield.

She was born in Adams on October 10,1936, daughter of the late George and Viola (Pare) Reeves. She attended schools in Adams and graduated from the former Adams High School with the class of 1954.

Mrs. Boland worked as a waitress for the former Howard Johnson’s in Williamstown under the Brundage Brothers, and then for Excelsior Paper Co. in North Adams until her retirement. She enjoyed going to the casinos, going out to eat and ordering a toasted almond drink, baking delicious desserts and doing crossword puzzles. The first hamburger off the grill in the Summer was always her favorite time of year.

She is survived by her daughter, Lisa Waltermire and her husband Jim of Adams, and a son, Timothy Boland of Rochester, New Hampshire. She is pre-deceased by two sons, Jeffrey R. and James B. Boland Jr.; she also leaves behind six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

At her request there will be no services.

Memorial donations may be made to Pop Cares, P.O. Box 482, Williamstown, MA 01267.

The PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St., Adams, is in charge of arrangements.

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Lisa, Sending condolences to you and your family on the loss of your mom.
from: on: 11-21-2022

It was an honor to have had the chance to know Shirley. Her smile could just light up the room! My condolences go out to you all and hope all the happy memories you had together give you peace.
from: Denise Vignaon: 11-19-2022

My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family. Shirlry was always a delight to have on the Council on Aging Van.
from: John Naughton on: 11-14-2022

Lisa and Tim, I was sorry to learn of aunt Shirley's passing, please accept my condolences for your loss.

from: Patrick Quinnon: 11-14-2022

Tim and Lisa, I am so sorry to hear of your Moms passing. My heart goes out to you and your families.
from: Diana T Tafton: 11-14-2022

So sorry to learn of Shirley's passing, and I send my sympathy and condolences to to Tim, Lisa, and their families.
Terry Taft
from: Terry Tafton: 11-14-2022

Lisa, Jim, and family, I am so sorry for your loss. She was a really nice person. I always enjoyed talking to her at our children's games.
from: Susan Knappon: 11-13-2022

My thoughts are with the family during this difficult time! I worked many years with Shirley at Howard Johnson’s and have a lot of good memories! May Shirley Rest In Peace.
from: Janet O'Neilon: 11-12-2022

Our heartfelt sympathy. What a beautiful lady who is now at peace.
from: Bob and Nancy Waltermireon: 11-11-2022