Shirley Leary

August 1, 1927 ~ July 16, 2022 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Shirley Leary, 94, a lifelong resident of Spotswood, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 16, 2022 in Cranbury.

Shirley enjoyed shopping, bowling, her trips to Atlantic City, family picnics and holiday, especially Christmas Eve. She was a long time member, and in fact, the oldest living member of the Spotswood Reformed Church.

Predeceased by seven of her siblings, she is survived by her daughter Kathleen Calvaruso and her husband Anthony and her son Kenneth Leary, a sister Barbara Jageman; her grandchildren Gina DeSantis, Christopher Calvaruso, Eric and Kevin Leary, and; great-granddaughter Sarina DeSantis.

Cremation was private under the direction of Spotswood Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at Celebration of Shirley's life on Saturday, August 27th, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, with a 3:30 PM funeral service officiated by Rev. Hartmut Kramer-Mills, at the Spotswood Reformed Church, to be followed by interment in the Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations honoring Shirley's memory may be made to the Spotswood Reformed Church, 429 Main Street, Spotswood, NJ 08884.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


Celebration of Life
August 27, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Spotswood Funeral Home
475 Main Street
Spotswood, NJ 08884

Burial of Cremains
August 27, 2022

4:30 PM
Reformed Church Cemetery (Spotswood)


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