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Shirley M. Carr Hartman, age 75, of Joliet, IL, formerly of King George, VA & Chicago, is at rest with the Angels, having passed on Sunday, March 3, 2013, surrounded by many family members.
Born on Sept. 9, 1937, Shirley was the loving Mom of Roy Kutsy of Maryville, TN, Robert Kutsy (Carolyn) of Joliet, Debra Damon (Andrew) of King George, Vicki Parker-Black (Brian) of Lafayette, IN and Dawn Harder (John) of Orland Park, IL; cherished Grandma of Cassandra, Joseph, Katrina, Sarah, Brian, Jennifer, Joshua, Robert and the late Clinton John; caring Great-Grandmother of Layla; dearest Daughter of the late Royal Earl & Liberty Louise Carr; fond Sister of Marian Phillips, Bill and the late Frank and John Carr; also survived by many nieces & nephews.
Shirley was a U.S. Navy Veteran who proudly served as a Hospital Corpsman in the late 1950’s, as well as a long-time employee of Marshall Field’s and Carson, Pirie, Scott, both in downtown Chicago. She enjoyed reading, music, camping, gardening, traveling, puzzles and hand-crafts but loved caring for God’s animals. Psalm 148.
The family received friends on March 6 at Zarzycki Manor Chapel in Willow Springs, IL. A funeral service was held on March 7 with military honors, and interment following in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
In lieu of traditional contributions, please “Plant-a-Tree” in your community or make a memorial donation through the Arbor Day Foundation.
An online guestbook may be signed at Legacy.com courtesy of the Chicago Sun-Times.