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Shirley Todd

October 30, 1934 — September 10, 2017

Shirley Todd

Shirley A. Todd, 82, of Toddville passed away peacefully Sunday, September 10, 2017 at Chesapeake Woods Center, Cambridge.

Born October 30, 1934, she was a daughter of the late James and Mary Todd. She attended the local schools and graduated from Crapo High School. After school she worked at the Phillips Packing Company in Cambridge. She married the late Emerson Monroe Todd, Sr. and they made their home in Toddville. For many years she worked at Meredith and Meredith Seafood before retiring. Her husband Emerson passed away August 30, 1995.

Shirley enjoyed playing bingo at the fire houses. She was very fond of collecting snow globes, humming birds and other knick knacks. Shirley loved all animals, especially small dogs. Family and friends were always her greatest joy.

Surviving is her son Ricky; two brother in laws Robert and Gillis Todd; nephew David Foxwell; nieces Martha Ann Briggs, Jennifer Mills, Nicole Gore, Michele Sands and Brooke Hayden along with her loving Chihuahua Abigail.

Preceding her in death besides her parents and husband was a brother Audrey Todd; sisters Ruth Morris, Maggie Foxwell, and a son Emerson Todd, Jr.

A funeral service will be held Monday, September 18, 2017 beginning 1:00 pm at Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A. with Rev. Michael LaClair officiating. A viewing will be held the hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at East New Market Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be Chris Jones, Tommy “Bubby” Powley, George Bowman, Donnie Simmons, Binky Robinson and Jay Newcomb.

Memorial donations in memory of Shirley can be made to Zion United Methodist Church, c/o Betsy Hughes, 2533 Toddville Road, Toddville MD 21672.

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Funeral Service

1:00 PM ,Monday, September 18, 2017
Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
308 High Street Cambridge, MD, Dorchester 21631

Viewing and Visitation with Family

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ,Monday, September 18, 2017
Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A.
308 High Street Cambridge, MD, Dorchester 21613


2:00 PM ,Monday, September 18, 2017
East New Market Cemetery
East New Market, MD, Dorchester 21631
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