Shirley Ladd, 93


WEST HARTFORD, CONN. – Shirley F. Ladd died at her home on Oct. 9, 2023, with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of the late Seymour Ladd for 66 years. Born in Portland, Maine, a daughter of the late Herman and Dora (Rabinowitz) Goffin, she had lived in West Hartford for the last three years, previously residing in Cranston for 58 years. She was a school administrator with Rhode Island Junior College for many years, retiring in 1993.

She was the devoted mother of Steven Ladd and his wife, Judy Durant, of Meriden, New Hampshire; Robert Ladd and his wife, Sharon, of Dublin, Ohio; and Donna Waxler and her husband, Daniel, of Farmington, Connecticut. She was the loving grandmother of Benjamin, Nathan, Bethany, Jennifer, Andrew, Hannah, Julie and Rachel. She was the cherished great-grandmother of twins Max and Zach, Adaline, Norah, Avery and Tyler.

Contributions may be made to Hadassah of Southern New England:

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