Obituary of Shirley Jean Hart
RENSSELAER - Shirley Jean Hart, 89, of Rensselaer, passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at At Home in Rensselaer. Shirley was born February 8, 1932, in Troy, New York, the daughter of the late James R.and Margaret M. (Baker) Dickson. She was a Account Clerk for NYS Dept Of Motor Vehicle.
Survivors include her children Bonnie (John) Erickson, Robin LaPlante, Dale (Cheryl Hoffarth) Hart; her siblings Howard (Ruth) Dickson, Margaret Dickson. proud grandmother of Theodore (Kerry) LaPlante Jr., Elizabeth (Charlie) George, Michael (Loren) Hoffarth and David (Krystal) Ridgeway, Colin Erickson, great grandmother of Teagan, Bailey, Silvio, Luca, Charlie, Ezra, Adam, Lilah, and Gage.
Also survived by 12 nieces and nephews and a multitude of great nieces and nephews. She was Predeceased by siblings James (Catherine) Dickson, Flora (Wally) Cortley, Lois Becker, Life time long partner Weston Cowles. and a great Grandson Aeden Erickson.
Friends and family are invited to her calling hours from 4:00PM - 7:00 PM on Tuesday at the Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home Inc., 165 Columbia Tpk in Rensselaer. The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AMWednesday at the St Peter's Church with officiating. Burial will be in New Rural Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Shirley’s name to St Peter's Espiscopal Church Restoration Fund 107 State Street Albany, 12207.