Honeoye: At age 95, Shirley passed away peacefully at her home on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 with her family by her side for a final sweet moment of Thanksgiving. She was born in Detroit, MI to the late William and Della Loud. In her teens they moved briefly to the Boston, MA area. Shirley was a graduate of the University Liggett School in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan briefly before pursuing her credentials as an orthoptic technician. She was working in this field when she was introduced to John A. (Jack) Kuecken, whom she married in 1950. She followed John to Syracuse, NY, later Cincinnati, OH, and eventually to Rochester, NY. They have three daughters, seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Shirley and Jack celebrated 61 years of marriage before his passing in 2011.
Interment will be held privately at the family’s convenience. Please consider a donation in her memory to: Guiding Eyes for the Blind, 611 Granite Springs Road, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598. To share a memory or a condolence, please visit: www.doughertyfuneralhomes.com.