Obituary of Shirley M. Lamson
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Shirley M Gallagher Lamson
Shirley was born to Marie and Howard Gallagher In Dr. Dodds office on Ocean st. BH.
and lived on Amber St Beach Haven all her life. She attended Beach Haven Elementary School and Barnegat High School
She raised 2 daughters, Shirley Costello(Dan) and Terri Sprague (Jim) . She Loved her grandchildren John Michael Corliss and Dani Costello dearly.
She was married to John (Chick) Lamson, Beach Haven Police officer..
For more than 50 yrs Shirley served breakfast at Flo's Diner (bayside) Noller's Diner (Freds) and Uncle Wills until she retired.
She was a lifelong member of Beach Haven First Aid Squad, active in earlier yrs.
Also a member of Kynett Methodist Church.
Her father started decorating their home for Christmas and Shirley continued that tradition for almost 75 yrs. People came from miles away as a yearly ritual.
One of her favorite things to do was drive with friends to Atlantic City to play slot machines! She last drove there in Aug. right before her first stroke. She was
a very strong-willed lady and quite a character!
She will be remembered in Beach Haven's history and missed and loved by SO many.