Shirley V. Dutton Kirkman, age 85, of Milford, passed away on October 17, 2014 at Connecticut Hospice.

Born in New York on July 14, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Dorothy and Thomas Dutton.

Shirley was pre-deceased by her husband William S. Kirkman.

She retired after working many years at Alexander’s Department Store, to spend time with her cherished grandchildren while they were growing up.

She is survived by her son, William T. Kirkman and his wife Carol, her grandson Sean W. Kirkman and his wife Christine, her granddaughter, Lindsay D. Kirkman, all of Milford, her sister Beulah Wilson of MA, brothers, Bertram Dutton (Pat) and Thomas Dutton (Lee) also of MA, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, October 22nd at 10 am in the Adzima Funeral Home 50 Paradise Green Place Stratford. Interment will follow in Kings Highway Cemetery, Milford. Friends may call on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers those desiring may make donations in Shirley’s memory to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road Branford, CT. 06405 or to Holy Ghost Church 1510 East Main St Bridgeport, CT 06608.

For more information or to make an online condolence please visit www.adzimafuneralhome.com.