Shirley M. (Smith) Kezar
Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, March 3rd from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., for Shirley M.(Smith) Kezar, at the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), Revere. Her Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home on Friday at 11:15 a.m. Mrs. Kezar died on Monday, February 27th at the Annemark Nursing Care Center-West Revere Health Center, after a lengthy illness.
Born & raised in Springfield & St. John’s Vermont, the family came to Revere over 80 years ago. As a young lady, she worked within Boston’s infamous Garment district, as a stitcher, for several of the local Garment Houses. She would also be known to Revere Journal patrons & readers, by her publication of many, many poems, in the Journal over the years. Up to her illness, she continued to write poetry. Mrs. Kezar was indeed all about family & spending time with them. She was an extraordinary Wife, Mom, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Sister & Aunt.
She was the wife of the late Chester A. Kezar who died on June 22, 1981. She is the cherished mother to Joanne F. Ferrara & her late husband John Ferrara Jr. of Revere, Joseph Kezar & his late wife Laura of Berwick, Maine & David C. Kezar & his wife Linda of Chelsea. She is also lovingly survived by 5 (five) grandchildren, ten (10) great-grandchildren & many nieces, nephews, grand-nieces & grand-nephews. She is also the sister to the late Mildred G. Fleischer. Interment will be held privately at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.