Peabody — Mrs. Myrna J. Shorey, age 76 years, of Peabody, died Monday, Jan. 7, at Union Hospital, after being stricken at home, after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of Robert M. Shorey with whom she shared 56 years of marriage.
Born in Lynn she was the daughter of the late Paul T. and Mildred (Mongeau) Barke, Sr. She attended Lynn schools and graduated from Lynn English High School, Class of 1954. She also attended business school in Boston.
Myrna was a member of the former Broadway United Methodist Church, and a member of the Centre Congregational Church in Lynnfield. She enjoyed boating, and spending time with her family.
In addition to her husband she is survived by three sons, Dana R. and his wife Michelle Shorey of Peabody, Brian P. and his wife Xiner Shorey of Gilroy, CA, James R. and his wife Carla of Byfield, a sister-in-law Barbara Barke of Lynn, a sister-in-law B. E. Shorey of Tampa, FL, five grandchildren, Mark, Cara, Alicia, Taylor and Morgan Shorey, and several nieces and nephews. She was also sister of the late Paul T. Barke, Jr.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held at the Centre Congregational Church, Summer and Main St., Lynnfield, on Saturday at 1 PM, to which relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are at Parker Funeral Home, 35 Franklin St., Lynn, on Friday from 4 to 8 PM. Please make memorial donations in Myrna’s name to the American Heart Assoc., New England Affiliate, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701-4688, or the American Diabetes Association, Boston NH-MA Office 330 Congress St. 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02210. Guest book at parkermemorialfuneralhome.com