Shirley J. Loucks

Shirley J. Loucks, 90, of County Highway 138, Broadalbin,
passed away at home on Saturday, October 16,
2021, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in Gloversville on November 23, 1930,
a daughter of George and Leona Adams Langlois.
Shirley married the love of her life, Richard H. Loucks
on September 25, 1949. Upon her marriage she moved
to Broadalbin and was a longtime area resident.
Shirley worked several years as a telephone operator
and then at the former Johnstown Knitting Mill.
The job she loved the most was being a homemaker
and raising her family.
She was a former member of the American Legion
Auxiliary in Broadalbin.
Spending time with family and friends was what
gave Shirley the greatest joy. In addition to spending
time with the people she loved most she enjoyed
reading, crocheting, cross-stitching, playing games,
and working on jigsaw and crossword puzzles.
Shirley was predeceased by her husband Richard on
June 27, 1984. In addition to her husband and parents,
she was predeceased by two sons, Paul and Richard;
a great-granddaughter, Sasha; and six siblings, Robert,
William, Barbara, Phyllis Sandra, and Sonja.
Survivors include seven children, Margaret (Stephen)
Westerling, Timothy Loucks, Nancy Walker,
Mark (Cindy) Loucks, Kathy (Thomas) Phillips, Penny
(Bernard) Landers, and Leanne (Ned) Thurber;
twenty grandchildren; thirty-three great-grandchildren;
three great-great grandchildren; a daughter-inlaw,
Patricia Loucks; a sister, Margaret Benedetti; and
several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Calling hours will be held on Friday from 10 am –
noon at the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home, Inc., 111
County Highway 106 (Corner of Route 29 & Black
Street), Johnstown followed by a memorial service at
noon with Rev. Dr. R.W. Williams, officiating. Final
burial will be in the Broadalbin-Mayfield Rural Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain
Valley Hospice, in care of the funeral home.
To make online condolences, please visit www.halgasfuneralhome.

By Leader-Herald

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