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Charlene Anne Wirling
June 21, 1948 - October 11, 2022
Obituary For Charlene Anne Wirling
Charlene Anne (Shields) Wirling, 74, of Peabody formerly of Beverly, died Tuesday morning at the Rosewood Nursing Home in Peabody following a brief illness. She was the devoted wife of the late Lawrence A Wirling.
Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Charles A Shields Jr. and Evelyn (Burke) Shields. She was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of Beverly High School, class of 1966. She has lived in Peabody for the past 44 years.
Charlene was a cashier and later supervisor at the former Anne & Hope, Zayre’s, and finally before retiring at Shaw’s supermarket in Peabody.
She enjoyed cooking, crocheting, baking cookies and being with family and friends. She always went on their traditional “honeymoon” in Maine on their anniversary.
Charlene is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Ryan and Danielle Wirling and her daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Eduardo Bettencourt, all of Peabody, her beloved five grandchildren, Marc, Eddie Jr, Kristen, Kayleigh, and Kaitlyn Bettencourt, and by many nieces, nephews, and dear friends. She was predeceased by her brother, Charles A Shields.
Her funeral will be held on Saturday at 9:00 AM at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St, Peabody, followed by her Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM at St. John’s Church, Peabody to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 5:00 until 8:00 PM. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Beverly.
Expressions of sympathy can be made in her name to the Susan G. Komen, 13770 Noel Road, Suite 801889, Dallas, TX 75380.
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