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Ethel Shatford Preston
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Birth: Feb. 5, 1936
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 1999
Gloucester
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA

After a lifetime of generosity and a burst of national fame, Ethel Preston lost her six month battle with breast cancer at the age of 63.
Ethel was the mother of Bobby Shatford, one of the Gloucester fisherman chronicled in the best selling book and movie "The Perfect Storm".
Long before the book or the movie, Ethel was well known by all that knew her as the "mother to many" because of her constant generosity to all.
She was portrayed by actress Janet Wright in the movie "The Perfect Storm". 
 
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Created by: Jennifer
Record added: Jan 12, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8270725
Ethel Shatford Preston
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Ethel Shatford Preston
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Ethel Shatford Preston
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I wanted to say that I'm sorry about your son being lost at sea but I find that you are gone now too. I hope that you had a nice reunion with Bobby and that your heart is at peace now.
- Heidi Dietrich
 Added: May. 9, 2011

- KAJ
 Added: Aug. 19, 2009
You have been gone nearly 10 years Ma, and you are still missed by so many. Rest in Peace with Bobby.
- Deborah Fowler-Snyder
 Added: Jul. 15, 2009
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