Shirley Tromblay, 83, of Tupper Lake passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2019, at University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington.
Calling hours will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 20 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Frary-Stuart Funeral Home, Tupper Lake. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at noon at St. Alphonsus Church in Tupper Lake. Burial will take place at Holy Name Cemetery in Tupper Lake following the funeral Mass.
Shirley was born on Dec. 23, 1935, in Tupper Lake, the daughter of Roy and Rose Chenier Foote. She graduated from Saranac Lake High School in 1955. She worked at the dress factory in Tupper Lake. Shirley married Harold “Pete” Tromblay on Oct. 30, 1965, in Tupper Lake. The couple opened Pete’s automotive repair shop in 1971, operating it together until they both retired in 2001. Shirley loved animals, especially dogs. She enjoyed volunteering for bingo at the adult center. With her husband, they spent many falls in Booth Bay Harbor, Maine. They enjoyed Sunday drives around the North Country.
She was predeceased by her husband Harold “Pete” Tromblay on Jan. 7, 2005, and two brothers, Roy Foote and Francis Foote.
Shirley is survived by one sister, Lillian Barham, sister-in-law Loretta Foote, and many nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by many close friends.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Shirley’s memory to the Tri-Lakes Humane Society, 255 George LaPan Memorial Highway, Saranac Lake, NY 12983; or North Country Life Flight Inc., 49 Helms-Mueller Road, Saranac Lake, NY 12983.