Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Shirley H. Tudor passed away Thursday, December 6, 2012. Born in Lockport on May 30, 1928, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Hazel Van Cleve Poole. Shirley worked at Starpoint High School, retiring in 1997 after 46 years of service, working as district treasurer, census enumerator, and for many years was the adored secretary in the high school guidance department. Shirley also served many years as the "ticket lady" for Starpoint sporting events and plays. She was recognized in 2003 for her many years of service when the new Starpoint football stadium was named Tudor Stadium in her honor. Other honors included appointment as honorary chairperson of the board election and budget votes, and the 1995 Bobby Webber Award from the Niagara PAL Athletic Club.
She was the beloved wife of the late Edgar Tudor, Jr., who passed away July 23, 1999. She is also survived by her beloved daughter, Cynthia Tudor-Schultz of Lockport; son-in-law, Kurt Schultz of Wilson; cherished grandmother of Eberle Schultz (Luigi Bassani) of Manhattan, Hayley Paterson (Daniel) of Tonawanda, and Casey Schultz of Lockport; sister of Elise (late Luther) Stebbins of Lockport; Sharon Sherrick of Chicago, IL; sister-in-law of Shirley (late Norman) Prue and Lorraine (Harold) Class; survived by many nieces and nephews. Shirley is also survived by her dear friend, Robert Perry. She was predeceased by her brother, Edward (late Marietta) Poole, Dorothy Gill and Diane Preisch.
Friends may call Sunday 3 to 7 PM in Prudden and Kandt Funeral Home, Inc., 242 Genesee Street, Lockport. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday morning at 10 AM in St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, 168 Chestnut Street, Lockport. Interment will be in Cold Spring Cemetery. Memorials to the Starpoint Athletic Department, c/o Tom Sarkovics or Gill Licata, 4363 Mapleton Road, Lockport, NY 14094, would be appreciated by the family.
Condolences at www.pruddenandkandt.com.