Shirley Grace (Couch) Fuller, 96, of Main Street passed away Sunday at home. She was born in Springfield on January 26, 1924 to the late Fredrick and Thelma (Davis) Couch. She grew up in Springfield and was a graduate of Classical High School and later graduated from Springfield Hospital School of Nursing in 1945. Shirley worked as the School Nurse for the town of Hampden for over 10 years and after that she worked as a Registered Nurse for several local medical offices. She was a longtime member of the Federated Community Church in Hampden and was a member of their Ladies’ Aid Society. She was a member of the Baystate Medical Nurses’ Alumni Association. Shirley enjoyed time with family and vacationing to Cape Cod. She was the beloved wife of the late Homer L. Fuller who passed away in 2015, loving mother of Beverlie A. Macaulay of Wilbraham, Bruce F. Fuller of Stephenville, TX, and the late Karen Fuller, devoted grandmother of Tammy Boland and her husband Michael, Kristen Peel and her husband Daniel, Joshua Fuller and his wife Mindy, and Jeremy Woodyard and his wife Desiree, cherished great grandmother of Katelyn and Patrick Boland, Dante Peel, and Finn Fuller, and caring sister-in-law to Shirley Beekman of East Windsor, CT. Because of the Covid Pandemic, memorial services have been postponed until next spring and Wilbraham Funeral Home has been entrusted with all arrangements. In lieu of flowers donations in Shirley’s name may be made to the Shriners’ Hospital for Children, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104 or to the Hampden Senior Center, 104 Allen Street, Hampden MA 01036.
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