Shirley L. Pomeroy passed away at Family Care Assisted Living Center in Orange May 5, at the age of 82.

She was born Jan. 22, 1933, in Galveston, and was a graduate of Ball High School in Galveston. She worked for National Hotel Company at their headquarters in Galveston in the early 1950’s. Shirley was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and Altar Society in Orange. She is a past president of the Sabine Area Propeller Women’s Club and Women’s Maritime Club. She was a great homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.

She is preceded in death by her son, Stephen Pomeroy, Jr. and grandson, Michael Purdon.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Stephen Pomeroy of Orange; daughters, Susan Purdon and husband, Dave of Arlington, Sandra Pomeroy and husband, Jeremy Chappell of Dallas; granddaughter, Stephanie Purdon and three great-grandchildren all of Arlington and her brother, James LaCoume of Galveston.

Many thanks for the great care given by Southeast Texas Hospice and Family Care Assisted Living Center of Orange.

Cremation will be under the direction of Claybar Haven of Rest Crematory. A graveside service is pending with Claybar Funeral Home in Orange and Father Joseph Daleo of St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange.