Lucille D. (D’Amico) Shearer, 70, of Songbird Lane in Farmington died unexpectedly at her home Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. Born Dec. 13, 1946, in Waterbury, she was the eldest daughter of Florio (Phil) D’Amico and Lucille (Dube) D’Amico.
She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Ticino of Laurinburg, N.C. and son-in-law, Tom McColl; her son, Michael Sochin and his wife, Angela, of Chandler, Ariz.; her grandson, Joshua (Maggie) McColl; and three granddaughters, Deidre McColl, Julia Sochin and Abigail Sochin.
She is also survived by five great-grandchildren, Emma, Ethan, Corrine, Jude and Sophia; her two brothers, James D’Amico of Smithfield, N.C., Bruce (Sandra) D’Amico of Waterbury, Vt.; two sisters, Judy (William) May of Middlesex, Vt. and Rose (Greg) Pelchuck of Calais, Vt.
She is also survived by her step-mother, Dolores D’Amico, of Avon as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, countless friends and extended family.
She was predeceased by both her parents and one brother, Philip D’Amico.
Although Lucille grew up in Waterbury and Wolcott she was a longtime resident of the Farmington area. She was active in her community most notably with the General Federation of Women’s Clubs of CT more specifically the Farmington Valley Woman’s Club and the Farmingbury Woman’s Club where she held many local and state offices. Lucille was also a fierce advocate for and had utmost respect for our Veterans. She was instrumental in the establishment of the Veteran’s OASIS at Tunxis Community College specifically designed to give respite and support to Veterans attending Tunxis.
Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a Prayer Service in the funeral home at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury.
Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Veterans OASIS at Tunxis Community College, 271 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032.
To send online condolences to the family, visit www.ahernfuneralhome.com .