Shirley L. Duesler


Shirley Louise Mooney Duesler, 87, of Murphy, North
Carolina died peacefully at her home on November
24, 2021. She was born in Greig, NY on July 1, 1934
to her parents Clarence Mooney and Teresa Bauer
Mooney Smith. Shirley lived in Fort Plain, NY most
of her life working as a hostess for the Saltsman Hotel
for 30 years. She moved to Naples, Florida and Homosassa,
Florida then eventually Murphy, NC near her
daughter Kim. She was active throughout her healthy
life, enjoying travel, time with her family, gardening
and her beloved dogs Missy and Mia.
Shirley was predeceased by her parents, her brother
James Mooney, her two sons, Stephen and Joseph and
her husbands Richard Noftsier and Merle Duesler.
Surviving her are Kimberley and Kevin Phelan, Lisa
and Jeffrey Yeastedt, Michael Scott Smith, Phyllis
Ward, Thomas and Linda Mooney, Donald and Karen
Mooney, Richard and Linda Mooney, Joanne Mooney,
Mildred Oeser and Kathleen and Donald Rollman and
three grandchildren Jason Lee, Molly Carreon, Tyler
Yeastedt and five great grandchildren.
Funeral to take place at a later day in Fort Plain, NY.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Ayers Memorial
Animal Shelter, 133 Hilltop Rd. Sprakers NY

By Leader-Herald

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