Shirley Brown Hewett, 88, of Somerville, passed away on Aug. 14, 2019 at The Knox Center for Long Term Care. Shirley was born in Jefferson on March 31, 1931, daughter of Stanford Lawrence and Sylvia Tibbetts Brown. She completed her elementary education in Somerville and graduated from Erskine Academy in 1949, where she was on the basketball team and was the senior class president. She also graduated from Gates Business College in Augusta.
Shirley married Donald N. Hewett on Oct. 13, 1951. They had two children, Sylvia, deceased, and Mark of Ft. Wayne, Ind.
She was an active member of the South Somerville Baptist Church for over 60 years, and was a founding member of the Somerville Fire Department Auxiliary. She was also a member of the Somerville Historical Society.
She was predeceased by her husband; her parents; her brother, Lyford A. Brown; and her daughter, Sylvia Jane Hewett.
Shirley is survived by her son, Mark and his wife Francine of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; her sister-in-law, Nina Brown of Topsham; as well as several nieces and nephews whom she loved very much.
Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25 from 5-7 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home, 949 Main St. in Waldoboro. A funeral service will be held on Monday, Aug. 26 at 1 p.m. at the South Somerville Baptist Church, 8 Hewett Road in Somerville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Shirley’s name to the South Somerville Baptist Church, 8 Hewett Road, Somerville, ME 04348; or Erskine Academy Annual Fund, 309 Windsor Road, South China, ME 04358.
Hall’s of Waldoboro has care of the arrangements. For online condolences visit hallfuneralhomes.com.