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1932 Shirley 2020

Shirley Tersigne

August 28, 1932 — July 3, 2020

Shirley M. Tersigne, 87, of Wooster, died Friday, July 3rd at The Avenue at Wooster.

There will be no services held.  Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Online tributes may be made at

Shirley was born August 28, 1932 in Wise County, VA to Thomas Allison and Violet Cora {Tichenor} Howard.

She married Ralph Tersigne on June 19, 1950. He died October 29, 1999, after 49 years together.

The greatest joy in Shirley’s life was raising her family and watching them grow.

Shirley will be deeply missed by her daughters Carol Chapman, and Susan Tersigne both of Wooster; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great granddaughter and one on the way; brother Tom (Sharon) Howard of CA.

Shirley was preceded in death by her husband, daughter Lindsay Massoni, son Richard, granddaughter Pamela, son-in-law Jerry Chapman, niece Debbie.

The family would like to thank the wonderful loving staff at the Avenue for their compassion and devoted care, as well as Ohio`s Hospice LifeCare.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Shirley Tersigne, please visit our flower store.

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