Shirley Ann Terry Obituary

April 2, 1927 – September 22, 2011

Shirley Ann Terry, 84, of Clearville and Donahoe Manor, a long time resident of Edgewater, Maryland, passed away on Thursday, September 22, 2011.

She was born April 2, 1927 in Annapolis, Maryland, a daughter of the late Frank and Ellen (Sears) Ridgewater.

She was married to Thomas M. Terry, Sr., who passed away in April of 1973.

She is survived by their 2 sons,

Kenneth W. Terry of Clearville
Thomas M. Terry, of Edgewater,
3 grandsons, Thomas Terry, Justin Terry and Kenneth Terry
2 step granddaughters, Jackie Carlton and Carole Carlton
3 great grandchildren
and 3 sisters,

Lillie Mae Eismeier, of Annapolis
Francis McFadden, of Annapolis,
and Doris Harris, of Mebane, North Carolina

She was preceded in passing away by 2 sisters, Isabelle Ward and Dorethea Emerick, and a brother, Jerry Ridgewater, all formerly of Annapolis.

Shirley retired from the Annapolis City Police Department, and her true love was her membership with the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post #304 in Annapolis where she was past President and 6th District of Maryland President. She also enjoyed fishing, traveling in her motor home, and will be greatly missed.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 1:00 pm at the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 710 Ridgeley Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401. Friends may call at the Church on Saturday from 12:00 noon until hour of service, and share memories online at

Memorial Contributions may be made in memory of Shirley to the American Cancer Society.

Shirley's tribute is brought to you by:
Dalla Valle Funeral Service
Dalla Valle Funeral Service
22 West Main Street
P.O. Box 179
Everett, PA United States
Phone: 814.652.2148
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