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“I am very sorry to hear of your recent loss. May the "God of all Comfort" bring you much peace and comfort during this difficult time. ”
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“My condolences Charlene. May God's peace fill you. Blessings, Kathy S. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Kathy Salomaa - Friend

“Charlene, Pam, Mark and families, my heart goes out to you at this time of your loss. I remember well the fun times we all would have the summers we...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Linda Thomas Thomas - Valley, AL

“Mrs. Varney... my neighbor across the street when living on High Street. Eastondale had a lot of wonderful families when I was growing up there, and...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Anne Decouto - Quincy, MA

“I'm sorry for your loss. I hope the Varney family will draw comfort from the words found at a Psalm 145:18. ”
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“So sorry to hear about your mother's passing. The last member of the famous Sewing Club? I think so. I remember those days so well, with all the...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Diane McGuire - Bridgewater, MA

“Shirley was my mom's good friend. They had tea frequently together. She was one of the trio of Mom's we grew up with in the neighborhood. (Eastondale...Read More »
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EASTON---Shirley (Reynolds) Varney, 93, a lifelong resident of Easton, passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018 at Southeast Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center in Easton. She was the wife of the late Donald Varney.

Born in Eastondale, a daughter of the late Charles and Ruth (Melendy) Reynolds, she was raised in Eastondale and was a graduate of Oliver Ames High School Class of 1943. She continued her education earning a certificate in Nursing.

Shirley worked for the Town of Easton as a cafeteria worker for the Easton Public Schools.

She was a member of the Eastondale Sewing Club and enjoyed traveling to Hawaii and vacationing at her log cabin on Berry Pond in New Hampshire. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Shirley's family would like to acknowledge the staff at the Southeast Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center for the professional care provided to her.

Shirley is survived by three children, Charlene Tingley and her husband Lawrence of Easton, Pamela-Sue Yungk and her husband Daniel of Resnick, FL., and Mark Varney and his wife Nancy of West Bridgewater; eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. She was also the sister of the late Alden Reynolds.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Memorial visitation on Friday, July 27th from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte.138) Easton, followed by a Memorial Service at 11:30 a.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations in Shirley's memory may be sent to a Veterans organization of your choice. For directions or condolences visit