Shirley Tromblay, age 83, of Tupper Lake, passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 14, 2019 at University of Vermont Hospital in Burlington. Calling hours were held on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 to at Frary-Stuart Funeral Home, Tupper Lake. A mass of Christian burial was celebrated at Tuesday at noon at St. Alphonsus Church in Tupper Lake, NY. Burial took place at Holy Name Cemetery following the funeral Mass.
Shirley was born on December 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 for a time.
Shirley married Harold “Pete” Tromblay on October 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 is predeceased by her husband Harold “Pete” Tromblay who died on January 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, N.Y. 12983.