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Shirley Helene Healing
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • Old St. Andrew's Parish Church
    2604 Ashley River Road
    Charleston, SC 29414

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Charleston, SC 29414
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“Our deepest condolences to Shirley's husband Dave and all the family. ”
1 of 21 | Posted by: Cathy & Bob Staurovsky - CT

“Bob and I have known Shirley and Dave for most of our lives and have considered them to be our best friends all that time. We were fortunate to have...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Bob and Barbara Henderson - CT

“Dear Healing Family,We go back a long way. Brought together by LCC but separated by distance and changes in life. I will remember Shirley with great...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Barbara Branscombe - East Windsor, CT

“I hope heaven is ready for ShirleyShe was a person of faith and make no mistake She left her mark here and will always be remembered for her spirit...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Robert Branscombe - Myrtle Beach, SC

“Our condolences on the passing of Shirley. WShe is remembered as a generous and loving friend. We share some great memories of boating in Long Island...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Ted & Elspeth McCormack - FL

2010 LCC Octoberfest Dinner “Our condolences to the family from the members and friends of Lordship Community Church. We express our gratitude to Shirley, a Life Deacon, for her...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Lordship Community Church - CT

“So sorry for your loss ”
7 of 21 | Posted by: Linda Jacovino - Stratford, CT

Pier at Oceanside, California “My thoughts are with my dear friends from Lordship Community Church. For 34 years we laughed together, sang together, worked together and sometimes...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Stephen Pavlich - San Diego, CA

“Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of your Mom, my thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Cheryl O'Connor - CT - friend

“My deepest condolence to your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
10 of 21 | Posted by: Carla Jean Simoncini - Milford, CT

“I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
11 of 21 | Posted by: Susan Somohano - Milford, CT

“Karin and family, I am so very sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. I will always remember how patient she was with me when I needed to make...Read More »
12 of 21 | Posted by: Jean Niro - Hamden, CT - Friend

“Pat and Jeff and Shirley's family, my heartfelt sympathy and prayers are with you all. Love Joanie and Dan ”
13 of 21 | Posted by: Joan Buffa - Monroe, CT

“You have been in my life forever. We have had highs and lows, but always remained sisters. You will be missed. Hope that polka party you're at is...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Patricia McCathron - Sister

“My heartfelt condolences go out to the Healing family at this difficult time my you find peace. Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Joan Abed Stefan - Stratford, CT

“Nancy and I are sad to hear of Shirley's passing. She was so cheerful and elegant. Our prayers are with the entire family. ”
16 of 21 | Posted by: Don Wetmore - Stratford, CT

“I am so sorry for your loss! My thoughts & prayers are with you! ”
17 of 21 | Posted by: Amy Assennato - Milford, CT

“I am so sorry to learn of Shirley's passing. She was a nice person and a pleasure to communicate with at LCC. My thoughts and prayers are with the...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Sandra Iannotti - Stratford, CT

“I will always remember you, thank you for your kindness. ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: fundador mendez - stratford, CT

“The words, "I'm sorry for your loss" cannot truly express the feeling of loss. We all go back to childhood raising our children together and truly...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Donald "Bud" and Sheila Willis - FL

“I am sorry to hear about your loss. I know Shirley because we used to commute together from Stratford on the train. She was alwAys good company and a...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Beth Bender - Acquaintance

Shirley Helene Berge Healing, 72, of Charleston, South Carolina, wife of David H. Healing entered into eternal rest Monday, July 16, 2018. Her Funeral Service will be held Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Old St. Andrews Parish Church, 2604 Ashley River Road, at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL.

Shirley was born September 18, 1945 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, daughter of the late Richard Berge and Frances Galant Berge. She was a retired travel agent. Shirley was a life member of Lordship Community Church in Stratford, CT, a member of Old St. Andrews Parish Church and choir member.

She is survived by her husband, David H. Healing of Charleston, SC; two daughters, Karin Hope (Michael) of Milford, CT, Mary Scruggs (Mason) of Summerville, SC; son, Richard Healing (Christine) of Summerville, SC; sister, Patricia McCathron of Jupiter, FL; six grandchildren, Maggie Hope, Aidan Hope, Erin Healing, Jack Healing, Mason Scruggs, Jr., and Emma Scruggs.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Old St. Andrews Parish Church, 2604 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC, 29414.