Shirley Swanson Schiller

MHS Class of 1952

Shirley S. Schiller, of Cromwell, CT, passed away on May 3, 2022, at the age of 87 after a brief illness.

She is survived by her son, Charles H. Schiller, Jr. and his wife Lucy; her brother, Neil H. Swanson and his wife Mary; two grandchildren, Riccardo J. Carta of Florida and Cecilia C. Carta of Connecticut; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her parents, Harry W. and Sonja K. Swanson; her daughter and son-in-law, Cynthia J. and Edward F. Deming; and her ex-husband, Charles H. Schiller, Sr.

Shirley attended Cromwell Schools and graduated from Middletown High School. She worked for Raymond Engineering, McCutchen and Burr, Millane Nursery, Kabel Luggage Store and finally, Cromwell Senior Center.

A memorial service and interment will be at a later date, to be determined by her family. To send condolences or share memories, please visit

the Middletown Press - May 31, 2022
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