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MARY SHELL
  • 77 years old
  • Date of birth: Aug 21, 1934
  • Place of birth:
    Lunenburg County, Virginia, United States
  • Date of passing: Feb 13, 2012
  • Place of passing:
    Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
Let the memory of our MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER and FRIEND live in our hearts forever

This memorial website was created in the memory of our mother and grandmother, MARY SHELL, Sunrise August 21, 1934 and Sunset February 13, 2012. We  love you, and miss you. Mom you will always live on in our hearts forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 29th November 2016

"Mom, I remember you telling me that I will always have memories of all of us together. Now, since you have been gone, I understand. Memories of loving and caring for me from birth to adulthood are the best memories. You always wanted the best for your children, and you gave it to us through loving and supporting us in whatever chose we made in our life. I love and miss you. Merry Christmas."

This tribute was added by Žhahquež Curry on 21st August 2016

"Love u grandma hold it down up there"

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 21st August 2016

"Mom you would have been 82 years old today. Happy Birthday. I miss you so much. If i didn't have Jesus Christ in my life, I would be here all alone. Love you, kisses mom."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 20th August 2016

"Happy Birthday mom! You are greatly missed. I love you."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 8th May 2016

"Happy Mother's Day mom. I wish you were still here, but God seen your suffering to took you home. Love you always."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 5th May 2016

"Mom it's so hard to come to terms with my feeling that huge lost in losing you. I miss you so much. Life is hard without you because I can't ask you questions and can't hug you whenever I want. Love you mom, A HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY! Love you always."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 13th February 2016

"Mom, today make four years you have been gone to be with the Lord. I still missing you everyday. You will always be in my heart. Love you.

Your daughter"

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 19th December 2015

"Another Christmas without you mom. Sometimes I still cry and hurt because your not here. But I know I will meet you again. Merry Christmas mom, I love you."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 21st August 2015

"Happy 81st Birthday mom,  I miss you very much, but you said we have to go on with our lives. It's hard without you!  With God strength I am trying to make it. You have taught me so much, thank you. Your tender love will forever be in my thoughts. I miss you and love you."

This tribute was added by Raymond McDonald on 28th July 2015

"Momma duke... My life is an empty shell with out you ...I can't turn to the left or right without thinking about you..some times when I drive past the house I look for you on the porch... Sometimes I feel like I can't breath....There is no replacement for you.. I love you momma dear.."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 10th May 2015

"Happy MOTHER'S Day missing you and love you much."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 5th May 2015

"MOM MOTHER'S DAY IS FIVE DAY AWAY AND IT STILL MAKES ME SAD. GOD IS GIVING ME MORE STRENGTH EVERYDAY. I MISS YOU AND LOVE. R.I.P. MOM!"

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 10th April 2015

"Mom I miss you so much! I am trying to live the way God wants me to live. I must talking to you and asking you question. Never the less, you are at peace. Love you always."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 19th March 2015

"Mom it's still hard to believe you are gone. I miss you so so much. You will always live in my heart until we meet again. Love you. R.I.P."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 13th February 2015

"Mom, it has been three years since you have been gone, and the emptiness in my heart feel like it was yesterday when you went home to be with the Lord. I love you and will miss you forever. R.I.P."

This tribute was added by Latasha Mcdonald on 13th February 2015

"Dear Grandma,
We are very bless that we had a strong black woman like you in our lives. Someone who's love con never be replaced or forgotten. You are miss so Much and We luv u. Rest in peace"

This tribute was added by Latasha Mcdonald on 13th February 2015

"Dear Grandma,
We are very bless that we had a strong black woman like you in our lives. Someone who's love con never be replaced or forgotten. You are miss so Much and We luv u. Rest in peace"

This tribute was added by Raymond McDonald on 13th February 2015

"Momma Dear..I love u forever and a day. Ur photo is on my mirror ur the first face I c when I wake up and the last when I lay down. U will always be my Valentine. I miss u very much. Wish I could walk down town and c u eating pizza on payday or we could catch the bus to new Haven on Saturday morning for breakfast or sit on the porch in the summer and eye ball like we use to do. We talked about everything...U r truly missed Momma duke."

This tribute was added by Raymond McDonald on 13th February 2015

"Momma Dear..I love u forever and a day. Ur photo is on my mirror ur the first face I c when I wake up and the last when I lay down. U will always be my Valentine. I miss u very much. Wish I could walk down town and c u eating pizza on payday or we could catch the bus to new Haven on Saturday morning for breakfast or sit on the porch in the summer and eye ball like we use to do. We talked about everything...U r truly missed Momma duke."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 22nd December 2014

"Mom this is the third holidays without you. We really miss you and will always love and remember you as the greatest mother ever."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 14th October 2014

"Mom now I know how you feel when you loss your mother!  Tears fall from my face every time I think of you! I miss and love you. One day we will meet again. Your daughter"

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 21st August 2014

"Happy Birthday mom, I wish you were still here because nothing is the same without you. Even though you gave me precious brother whom I love dearly, it's not the same talking to you. Love you"

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 15th June 2014

"Happy Father's Day Mom. You were both mother and father to me for 55  years. Love you and miss you dearly."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 10th May 2014

"Happy Mother's Day. Another mother's day and I still miss you so much mom. Love you always, your daughter."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 14th February 2014

"My Sweet Valentine,

Mom I remember when valentines day came around I would always say, mom you will always be my special valentine. I can still feel your warm loving arms around me and you would give me a kiss and say my children are my special valentines to because I have good kids and grandkids. No matter where  each one of us fell short we knew but to you it didn't matter because you loved us more."

This tribute was added by rahheem mcdonald on 14th February 2014

"My dreams „my hope  my faith my light my strenght my mentor my Love MY Breath MY LIFE !!! Think about u everyday every evey day i wish u was still here to cook me something to eat and tell me u love me but i believe i love u more the bond we share and still share is unparalleled to anyother your in my life and my angel  love u im trying shelter me thanks for uncle"

This tribute was added by Ashley Johnson on 13th February 2014

"Goonee, my love, my heart, my soul. So many people never got the privilege to meet you, but the ones who did, can surely agree that you were one of a kind. I miss you more than words & I still cry for you. Can't wait until I see you in heaven.

I love you <3"

This tribute was added by Alesia Foster on 13th February 2014

"Goonee, I love you.."smiles" I remember when we met and we went out to eat you couldn't remember my name and so you called me DASHER (the reindeer ) I almost peed my pants from laughter..though u couldn't remember my name I knew I'ld found a special place in your heart..thanks for loving me unconditionally..with you Goonee everyone was equal in your eyes..even if they weren't BLOOD..it is with great joy and fondest of memories that I continue to celebrate your LIFE...cause you showed us all how to live!! RIP till then...xo Goonee <3"

This tribute was added by Zhahquez Curry on 13th February 2014

"I love u  and u use to say boota sit down some were"

This tribute was added by kayla mcdonald on 13th February 2014

"Gone but always in our memories mary shell was my grandmother she was nice funny and she would cheer you up when your feeling down"

This tribute was added by latasha mcdonald on 13th February 2014

"You were the one to make peace, you were the one who brought everyone together. I miss you so much. As I look at the pictures and think of the memory that we all share and i thank God for a grandmother like you. Alot of times i feel like there was something i could have done to keep you here longer and i wish i could of help you more than i did. But  know that what God had plan i couldnt stop. Gunnie i love you and you will be missed.... I love you"

This tribute was added by latasha mcdonald on 13th February 2014

"From Debbie,laya,and nia: Gunnie we miss you and i love you. We wish you was here to give you a hug."

This tribute was added by Raymond McDonald on 13th February 2014

"To Mary Shell Who was my mom, friend, spiritual strength, happy ness and many more things that all the paper in the world couldn't hold. I thank God that everything I mean everything that I wanted to tell and say to you I did while you where with us. If she was here this a.m. I would most likely be having breakfast with you. Words can't express how I loved this women my mom. Love always ."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 13th February 2014

"Mother, this is the second year since your passing. I think about you all the time and miss you so much. You said the pain would get easier with time. But my heart still feel the hurt and feel emptiness without you. I love you and miss you forever. Your daughter"

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 15th January 2014

"Mom this was the second thanksgiving and Christmas without you. You are greatly missed by your family. Even though we hurting,  we also know you are in good hands with the Almighty God."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 21st August 2013

"Happy Birthday mom, We miss you and love you very much. There is no greater love than a mother's love. Rest mother, from all your hard work over many year. And, thanks for raising and loving us. You was always there for us, and I just want to say thank mom. You centered your entire life around us and working to care of us. Thank you so, so much."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 12th May 2013

"Happy Mother's Day, to the greatest friend, mom, and grandma you can ever have. Mom you are greatly missed. Love you."

This tribute was added by George McDonald on 14th February 2013

"To my faviorte girl; mom i miss you much i carry and use the lessons you taught us everyday You are one of the greatest women to have walked this earth that gave unconditional love and was quick to forgive.Being your oldest son i know that all the good i have in me came from you. I hope and pray that the good i do on this earth, God will allow me to stand be your side on day . I love you."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 13th February 2013

"Well mom, today is one year since God called you home. We miss you so so much. The pain today is the same as when you passed. One thing you always told us that with time it gets easier. We have good and bad days. Mom we love you always and you are forever missed."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 22nd November 2012

"Well mom this is the first thanksgiving holiday without you. The holiday feel empty without you, and there are many more to come. This thanksgiving day tribute is to you, the greatest mom in the world! You said there are going to be days like this, empty feeling without you. You told us we got to go on without you. Some days are harder than others.Today is one of those days mom. I love you"

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 30th September 2012

"God looked around His garden found a empty place He looked on earth and saw your tired face. He put His arms around you and lifted you to rest. He knew that you were suffering and closed your weary eyelids and whispered, “Peace be thine”. It broke our hearts to lose you, you didn't go alone part of us went with you the day God called you home. We love you and miss you mom."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 21st August 2012

"Happy 78th Birthday mom. I love you and miss you so so much. Life is hard living without you. It's still hard to believe you're gone. You may be gone from this world as we know it, but, you will never be forgotten. I will see you again. I know this is only temporary. Love you mom, happy birthday."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 31st July 2012

"Mom not a day go by that you are missed. It still seems hard to believe your gone. Funny thing is mom, I go to sleep and wake up thinking it was all a dream! But, that isn't the case. You will live within me forever until we meet again. I love you and miss you so much."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 28th June 2012

"Mom is has been 4 months since God called you home. Not a day go by that I don't miss you. My tears are flowing everyday because I miss you so much. My heart feel as though it is cut in half. Mom now I understand how you felt when you loss your mother and why I always saw you crying for her. I know you told us that one day you won't be here and we must go on without you. I love you mom."

This tribute was added by Ramona Myers on 9th May 2012

"To have family is a blessing and I can truly say having an aunt that was stronger than she knew and loving enough to share her home and heart over the years was definitely a blessing to me ...as a child and an adult.  
  "To the beauty that was she, so quiet, strong, loving and now free"  
                      With Loving Memories of Aunt Mary!"

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 4th May 2012

"Mom this will be the first Mother's Day without you. A part of my heart died with you. I feel a deep void within my heart and soul, and I never know what my next day will bring. But, one thing I know for sure you are no longer here and I miss you so much. In my heart, I feel that you were gone too soon! Happy Mother's Day mom. I love you."

This tribute was added by George McDonald on 23rd April 2012

"Forever missed. my favorite lady. It's been a struggle with out you, and sometime i feel tired, and it seems asthough i can't go on. But what i do know is: you said there will be days like this, and at that time, and all other times call on the Lord. he will be there. It might not be when you want but he will be on time. Thank you mother."

This tribute was added by Vanaster McDonald on 4th April 2012

"Mom, I will never forget that sad day when God called you home. My heart felt so, so, so much pain. Mom I will cry for you forever and mom I can truly say that you was the best mom in the whole world. The many sacrifices you made for us will never be forgotten.  Many times I fell short as a daughter, but, you never fell short as a mother. Mom you are and will always be missed. I love you."


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