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Anne Estelle Glover Durkin
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Birth: unknown
Walterboro
Colleton County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 22, 2005
Fairfield
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

DURKIN Anne Estelle Glover Durkin, age 81, died in the Jewish Home for the Elderly on Saturday, October 22, 2005. Born in Walterboro, SC she was a Newport News, Virginia resident for many years before moving to Connecticut in 1997. She was a graduate of Columbia College in Columbia, SC where she earned her BS in Chemistry and the Medical College of VA (now Virginia Commonwealth University) where she obtained a Pharmacist's degree. Prior to her retirement she was a Pharmacist in Newport News, VA. She is survived by her devoted daughter, Margaret Smith and her husband, Wayne of Fairfield, CT and one granddaughter, Anne Michelle Smith of Fairfield. She was admired by her family as a courageous woman who pursued a professional career at a time when many women chose not to and she is best remembered for her quick wit and sense of humor. She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas W. Durkin; seven brothers and one sister. Friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday, October 29, 2005 at 10:00 a.m. at Peninsula Memorial Park Cemetery, in Newport News, VA. All prior calling hours have been omitted. The 5:15 p.m. mass on December 19, 2005 at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 545 Stratfield Road, Fairfield will be celebrated in her memory . The Shaughnessey Funeral Home, 50 Reef Road, Fairfield is in charge of arrangements. It would be appreciated if donations be made in her memory to The National Parkinson's Foundation, 1501 W 9th Avenue, Bob Hope Road, Miami, FL 33136 or the Jewish Home for the Elderly, 175 Jefferson Street, Fairfield, CT 06825. To leave an online condolence please visit www.shaughnesseyfuneralhome.com.

Obituary, Connecticut Post, October 25, 2005. 
 
Burial:
Peninsula Memorial Park
Newport News
Newport News City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Oct 25, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12164694
Anne Estelle <i>Glover</i> Durkin
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