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Shirley L. (Gage) Perry

June 23, 1945 ~ February 10, 2022 (age 76)


Shirley L. Gage Perry, 76, of Great Barrington, died Thursday, February 10, 2022 at Lee HealthCare where she had resided for the past 10 months.

Shirley was born June 23, 1945, the daughter of the late Edward and Laura Golash Gage. She was raised and educated in Lee and was a 1963 graduate of Lee High School. Shirley was a longtime employee of the former Melvin’s Drug Store then continued on at Brooks, RiteAid and Walgreens, a career spanning 50 years. In addition, she also worked at part-time at the Great Barrington Big Y for nearly 30 years.

Shirley enjoyed people and found great pleasure in being able to help anyone who needed it. She enjoyed the challenge of a crossword puzzle and playing along with Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune each night.

Shirley leaves her brother, Stephen E. Gage, of Lee to cherish her memory.

Services for Shirley Perry will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

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