• ShirleyAnne Himes
    March 29,2014

    ShirleyAnne Himes

    ShirleyAnne Himes

    CALAIS — ShirleyAnne Himes, 83, of Calais, died peacefully at her home March 21, 2014, after a brief illness.

    She was born May 24, 1930, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the daughter of Olaf Johnson and Charlotte (Acherman) Johnson.

    ShirleyAnne attended schools in Oceanside, Long Island, N.Y., and received a master’s degree in education from Johnson State College. She was married to Ralph E. Himes Feb. 19, 1949, in Oceanside, N.Y.

    ShirleyAnne was a longtime teacher at the former St. Michael’s Graded School in Montpelier, where she taught kindergarten and first grade, from 1967 to 2002.

    She was a member of St. Augustine Church, also in Montpelier.

    She is survived by her daughter, Deborah M. Craig, and her husband, Jeffrey; and her son, David J. Himes, and his wife, Gina, all of Woodbury; grandchildren Joshua D. Leno, Amy E. Leno Noyes and her husband, Michael, Christian T. Leno and his wife, Kylie, and Jeremiah D. Himes; great-grandchildren Grayden and Adeline Noyes, Zander Leno, and Maggie Himes; former son-in-law Thomas Leno and his wife, Becky.

    ShirleyAnne was predeceased by her husband, Ralph, who died Nov. 7, 1993; and her sister, Cecilia Albert Dojohn, who died April 28, 1995.

    There will be no calling hours.

    A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 5, at St. Augustine Catholic Church, Montpelier.

    Donations may be made to Central Vermont Catholic School, 79 Summer St., Barre, VT 05641.

    Those wishing to express online condolences may do so at www.guareandsons.com.

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