New London — Elizabeth Shippey, 79, of 281 Captain's Walk, died Wednesday [Apr. 17, 1991] at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital.
She was born Nov. 21, 1911, in New London, the daughter of Martin and Susan McArdle Barry. She was a graduate of the former Williams Memorial Ins[t]itute. A lifelong member of the Crowley Club of New London, she was a member of St. Mary's Church. She worked for 16 years as a legal secretary for the former Lubchansky law firm.
She is survived by a son, Thomas C. Shippey of New London; a daughter, Kathleen Pellegrini of Westwood, Mass.; a sister, Lucille Messina of Norton, Mass.; and two grandchildren.
The funeral will assemble at 10:15 a.m. Saturday [Apr. 20, 1991] at Thomas L. Neilan and Sons Funeral Home, 12 Ocean Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at St. Mary's Church. Burial will be in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Montville. Calling hours are 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday.
Source: Day (New London, Conn.). Vol. 110, no. 291 (Apr. 18, 1991), p. B7, Obituaries, Elizabeth Shippey.