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Shirley A. (Walmsley) Chambers

October 5, 1962 ~ January 31, 2024 (age 61) 61 Years Old
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Shirley Chambers Obituary

Shirley A. (Walmsley) Chambers, 61, of Wilmington, Delaware peacefully passed away in the comfort of her home on Wednesday, January 31, 2024.  Born in Wilmington on October 5, 1962, she was the daughter of the late James and Joan (Miles) Walmsley. 

Prior to her marriage, Shirley was employed as a proof operator with the former Bank of Delaware.  She was a loving and devoted homemaker who enjoyed watching television and car rides.  She also loved animals and enjoyed time at the beach.

Shirley will be dearly missed by her husband of 40 years, Robert Chambers; her daughters, Leslie Chambers (Mark Shaw), Patty Chambers-Fabian (Jesse) and Sara Chambers; her grandsons, Cash, Holland, Kyren and Urijah Fabian.  She is also survived by her brother, James Walmsley; her sister, Joan Walmsley.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Susan Recchiuti.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Tuesday, February 6 from 10:00-11:00AM, immediately followed by funeral services.

Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Shirley may be made to Faithful Friends Animal Society, 165 Airport Road, New Castle, DE 19720 (

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February 6, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Funeral Service
February 6, 2024

11:00 AM
Doherty Funeral Home - Pike Creek
3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek
Wilmington, DE 19808

Private for Immediate Family due to COVID-19 Pandemic


Faithful Friends Animal Society
165 Airport Road, New Castle DE 19720


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