Shirley Wren Dugan, 83


Shirley Wren Dugan, 83Mass of Christian BurialRosary Recited at 7:00 p.m.Shirley Wren Dugan, librarian, wife and mother, died September 2, 2011. Born November 13, 1927 in Mullens, West Virginia, she married Michael H. Dugan on December 26, 1945. They travelled extensively, living in Guam, Japan, Germany, West Virginia, Alabama, and Virginia, eventually settling in St. Mary's County in 1971.

Shirley loved the library, her bridge group, her house at Sotterly Heights, picking crabs and her beach. She enjoyed bingo and going to Dover for a turn at the slots. She and Mike were heavily involved in the St. Mary's Cancer Society and the activities at St. John Regis Catholic Church. She was a beloved grandmother who was always doing something with one or more of the grandchildren.

She is survived by a sister Margaret Mullen and her husband Bill of Rehoboth Beach, DE; 8 children and their spouses, Michael and Gaye of Leonardtown, Kevin and Inelka of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Shaun of California, Bryan and Susan of Hollywood, Kelly Natale of Annapolis, Keith and Becca of Salt Lake City, UT, Patrick and Deborah of Hollywood, and Christopher of Port St. Lucie, FL; 20 grandchildren plus spouses, Jennifer Anderson (Mark), Micah Dugan (Julie), Molly Mullen (Greg), Erin Kropkowski (Adam), Meredith Lasch (Colin), Brendan and Andrew Dugan (Ashley), Jessie, Sarah, and Katie Dugan, Lexie Dugan, Shane Dugan, Chris, Nick and Stephanie Natale, Michael, Caitlin and Jack Dugan, Chris and Megan Dugan; and 2 great grandchildren, Ella Wren Anderson and Amelie Lasch.

She was preceded in death by her husband Mike, her parents William and Marian Wren, and her sister Jean Zinser.

Family will receive friends on Saturday, September 3, 2011 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Brinsfield Funeral Home, 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD were the rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. lead by the Knights of Columbus. A mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Sunday, September 4, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at St. John Francis Regis Catholic Church, Hollywood, MD. Reverend Raymond Schmidt will be the celebrant. Interment will be private.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Dugan, Chris Dugan, Micah Dugan, Chris Natale, Nick Natale, and Andrew Dugan.

Contributions can be made in her name to Cedar Lane Assisted Living, 22680 Cedar Lane Court, Leonardtown, MD 20650 and/or St. Mary's Hospice House, 44724 Hospice Lane, Callaway, MD

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Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.

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