Obituary for Anne Shibles Cooke
Anne (Farrell) Shibles Cooke, 86, a former 20 year Acton resident, passed away peacefully and naturally on Wednesday March 8, 2017 at the Prescott House in North Andover, MA.
Born in Hartford, CT she was the daughter of the late Fredrick and Agnes (Reardon) Farrell, and was predeceased by her husband Russell A. Shibles who died in 1986. She worked for Digital Equipment Corporation for 20 years, retired to Salem, South Carolina, and returned to Massachusetts in 2011. She enjoyed painting, knitting, traveling and many cruises.
Mrs. Shibles Cooke is survived by her sons, Russell, Mark and Paul; grandchildren Matthew Shibles, Marissa Anne Shibles, Catherine Shibles MacDonald,Tyler Shibles and Rachel Shibles; her great-grandchildren Wyatt Shibles and Drake MacDonald; nieces Deborah Giddings and Sharon Barnes, and a nephew James Farrell.
Family and friends are invited to visiting hours Saturday March 18th from 10am to noon at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave (Rte 111) Acton. The funeral service will follow at noon at the funeral home, with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton Center. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made in her name to the charity of one's choice.