Shirley A. Diabo Fisher, 84, Clayton

CLAYTON, NY —  Shirley Ann Diabo Fisher, 84, suddenly passed away on August 14, 2022, at her home in Clayton.

Shirley was born Dec. 31, 1937, to Baptiste and Lillian Sulier Diabo.

She married Benjamin Leon Fisher on July 7, 1956, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Clayton.

Shirley was employed at Pearls Department Store, Samaritan Family Health and cleaned for Viggo Mortensen, all in Clayton.

She is survived by two daughters, Luann (Elmer) Hunt, Star Lake, and Patti (Alan) Robbins, Gouverneur; a son, Benny Lee Fisher, Watertown; seven grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and six great- great-grandchildren; three brothers, Edward L. (Barb) Diabo, Iness, FL, Larry W. Diabo, Watertown, and James K. (Tammy) Diabo, LaFargeville; two sisters, Eva M. Nicholas, Arcadia, FL and Marie D. Heyman, Clayton; a sister-in-law Margaret Pond, Cape Vincent; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Shirley was predeceased by her husband, Benjamin of 58 years; a great great grandchild; a brother John B. Diabo; and two sisters, Louise J. Calhoun and Carol Bush.

There will be no calling hours or services due to Shirley’s request. The burial at St. Lawrence Cemetery will be at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements are entrusted with Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Clayton.

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In lieu of flowers donations in Shirley’s name may be made to TIERS, PO Box 524, Clayton, NY 13624.