Shirley H. Lasell, 90, Ellisburg

ELLISBURG, NY —  Shirley Harvey Lasell, Ellisburg, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, at her home while under the care of her family and Hospice of Jefferson County. She was 90 years old.

A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, at the Mannsville United Methodist Church. Calling hours will be held prior to the service from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow the service at the Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek.

She was born in Tupper Lake, NY, a daughter of the late George and Isabele Sovey Harvey.

Shirley had worked for many years as a beautician in home where she had her shop. After retiring from doing hair, she had an embordering business that too was out of her home in Pierrepont Manor.

Surviving are two daughters, Deborah Phinney, Clayton, and Diane (Greg) Lake, Ellisburg; a daughter-in-law, Janet Lasell, Mannsville; a sister, Grace Lasell, Sandy Creek; 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, five great-great grandchildren with one on the way due in September, and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Arold “Joe” Lasell, two sons, Marvin and David Lasell, a son-in-law, Patrick Phinney, a sister and eight brothers.

Shirley was a member of the Mannsville United Methodist Church, North Country Quilt Guild, and the Circle of Friends in Adams.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mannsville Manor Fire Department, PO Box 460 Mannsville, NY 13661, Mannsville United Methodist Church, PO Box 380, Mannsville, NY 13661 or Hospice of Jefferson Co., 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601.

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