Shirley Ann (Onorato) Lollie, 73, of Danbury, loving wife of 50 years to Robert L. Lollie, Sr., died on Tuesday, January 22 at Danbury Hospital surrounded by her family. She was born on October 15, 1939 in New Milford, daughter of the late Salvatore and Catherine (Barry) Onorato.
Shirley was a loving homemaker who raised her 6 children. She treasured her children and grandchildren. Shirley enjoyed shopping and vacations in Rhode Island. She was a cherished wife, mother and grandmother who devoted herself to her family.
In addition to her husband, Retired Detective Robert L. Lollie, Sr. of the Danbury Police Dept., Shirley will be sadly missed by her children, Francis Lollie and his wife Rebecca, Catherine Adams, Karen Lollie, Barbara Tucker and her husband Anthony, Robert L. Lollie, Jr. and Marianne Flanagan and her husband Charles; 10 grandchildren, Amanda, Adam Andrew and Chad Lollie, Richard Adams and his wife Gina, Michelle Tucker, Victoria, Katie, Charlie and Hunter Flanagan; her Aunt Mary Wojciechowski of New Milford as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews and extended family members. She was predeceased by her brother Thomas Onorato.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 25 at St. Gregory the Great Church in Danbury. Cremation will be at the convenience of the family.
The family will receive friends between the hours of 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 24 at Cornell Memorial Home in Danbury.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Make A Wish Foundation, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611 or online at Make A Wish.