hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

June 6, 2013

Shirley (Howard) Conte, 91

Haverhill — Shirley (Howard) Conte, 91, of Haverhill passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Hannah Duston in Haverhill.

She was born in Haverhill on Nov. 21, 1921, daughter of the late Merton and Gertrude (Durgin) Howard.

Shirley was educated in Haverhill, attending Haverhill High School. She was employed for many years at Lucent in No. Andover and loved playing bingo.

She was the wife of the late Americo “Speed” Conte and mother of the late Carol Harriman and David Johnson. Her survivors include two brothers, Edward E. Howard, Sr. of Haverhill and Chester Howard of San Diego, Calif.; grandson, Kenneth Harriman; and great-grandson, Robert Harriman; as well as several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Graveside services were held on Tuesday, June 4, at 1:30 p.m. in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Arrangements are by H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Hannah Duston Activities Fund, 126 Monument St. Haverhill, MA 01832. Condolences to her family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.