Shirley A. (Johansen) Hadfield


Shirley A. (Johansen) Hadfield, 78, of Warwick, passed away peacefully on December 18, 2013. She was the beloved wife of the late Edward H. "Nifty" Hadfield.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Arvid and Ida (King) Johansen. Mrs. Hadfield worked as a secretary the Outlet Co., and the Shepard Co., and also Hoechst Celanese until her retirement in 1995. Her greatest pleasure was her family.

She is survived by her devoted children Steven Doughty and his partner, Denise Garganese, Linda Feeley and her husband, Thomas, and Wendy Feinstein and her husband Mitchell all of Warwick. She was the stepmother of Edward S. Hadfield and his wife, Beverly of Lincoln. Mrs. Hadfield was the cherished grandmother of Michael Doughty and his wife, Stephanie, and Rachael Frazier and her husband, Matt. She was the loving great-grandmother of her five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in by her brother James Walsh.

Her funeral service will be private. She will be laid to rest with her beloved husband at The Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. Arrangements by The Urquhart - Murphy Funeral Home, Warwick.


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