Shirley Ware Luce Obituary, 2018

Shirley Ware Luce Lived in Clinton Township for many years, 82 Shirley Ware Luce of Warminster, Pa., formerly of Clinton Township, N.J., passed away peacefully on March 26, 2018. She was age 82. Mrs. Luce was born in International Falls, Minn., on Aug. 31, 1935. When she was a youngster, her family resettled in Klamath Falls, Ore., and she graduated from Klamath Union High School in 1953. In 1955, she moved to Los Angeles, Calif., to be with her sister, Deloris Ware Spaulding, and accepted a secretary position with Alcoa. In 1960, she met William Luce, of Plainfield, N.J., who had transferred to a sales position in same Alcoa office. They were soon married in Pasadena, Calif., in 1961 before moving to Pittsburgh, Pa., where the couple’s two children were born. The family moved to Clinton Township, N.J., in 1978. Both children graduated from North Hunterdon Regional High School. Mrs. Luce retired in 1997 after 14 years of service as a secretary in the engineering department of The New Jersey Water Supply Authority in Hunterdon County. In September 2017, the couple moved to the Ann’s Choice Retirement Community in Warminster, Pa. Mrs. Luce enjoyed spending time with friends and family, visiting the local shops, going to the Jersey shore, attending Broadway shows, traveling and lunching with the ladies. Surviving are her husband, William Shotwell Luce; daughter, Kimberly Ann of Oakland, Calif.; son, David Donald and his wife, Julie, of Southampton, N.Y., and nine nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 2, at 12 noon at Martin Funeral Home, 1761 Route 31, Clinton, N.J. 08809. Martin Funeral Home 1761 Route 31 Clinton, N.J. 08809 908-735-7180

Source: Hunterdon County Democrat (Flemington, NJ) – Sunday, April 1, 2018


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