|Birth: ||Apr. 10, 1939|
|Death: ||Nov. 11, 2011|
Auburn - Shirley Delores Anderson, age 72, of Oquossoc, ME, passed away on November 11, 2011 at the Hospice House. She was born April 10, 1939, in Cleveland, Ohio to the late Carmen and Caroline Buccieri.
Shirley studied piano and voice at a very young age, was awarded first prize on Burt's Amateur Hour, was an accompanist for several dance studios and was a valued member of the musical organizations at West Technical High School in Cleveland. She studied piano under William Kurzban at the Cleveland Institute of Music and Gil Plumley at the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music where she earned a Bachelor of Music degree in 1960. While attending Baldwin Wallace, she met and married her husband Bert at the college chapel in 1958. She pursued post graduate studies at the University of Texas and Boston University. While her husband taught music theory and composition, she was a member of the preparatory teaching staff in piano and an active performer at Baldwin Wallace, Saint Lawrence University and Capital University.
Shirley and her family moved to Maine in 1980 and owned and operated Flybuck Camps in Oquossoc and later South Arm Campground in Andover. Shirley taught piano and elementary music at Rangeley Lakes Regional School, was active as a performer and accompanist and assisted at various local churches. She particularly enjoyed attending and playing the pump organ at the historic Oquossoc Log Church.
She is survived by her husband, Bert; her two sons, Erik and Devin and their wives, Lynne and Cynthia; six grandchildren, Tristan, Ellis, Lillian, Samuel, Tucker and William; and sister Carol and her husband Roger Lockhart of Cleveland, Ohio and their two sons and respective families.
Family services will be held in the spring at Evergreen Cemetery in Rangeley. (Wiles Remembrance Centers)
Created by: Bev Winship
Record added: Nov 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80481719