Shirley J. Masi
Loving Mother, Daughter, Grandmother & Sister
Shirley J. Masi, (nee Pellegrin), 79, passed peacefully at her home in Springfield surrounded by her family on May 29, 2016. Born in West Virginia, raised in Plainfield, Shirley has lived in Springfield for the last 58 years. She attended Plainfield High School. Shirley and her husband Mike were the owners of M & R Auto Sales in North Plainfield for 30 years. Prior to that, they owned Mike Masi Wholesale Produce in Vauxhall. Shirley is pre-deceased by her husband of 55 years, Mike Masi. She is survived by her four children, daughter Debra & Russell Smith, daughter Tina Masi and her son Michael Anthony Masi, son Michael Jr. & Paula Masi and their children, Michael Masi III, Chelsea, Daniel & Justin Mendes, son Anthony A. & Tiziana Masi and their daughter, Alesiana Masi. She is also survived by her mother, Mary Margaret Pellegrin and her siblings, David Gene Pellegrin, Nancy Richardson and Patricia Pickton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 10 am. at St. Rose of Lima Church, Short Hills. Interment Somerset Hills Memorial Park, Basking Ridge. Visiting hours, Thursday, 5 to 9 pm at the Bradley Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Ave., Springfield. Donations in Shirley’s name may be made to: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, P.O. Box 27106, New York, NY. 10087-7106. For further information or to send the family a condolence, please visit, www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com.