Shirley May Urban, 93, of Warrenton, VA died on May 12, 2018. She was born in Medford, Massachusetts on October 28, 1924 the only child of Mortimer Francis and Anna Frances Sullivan. Prior to moving to Warrenton 13 years ago, Mrs. Urban lived for many years in Medford and Mashpee Ma. She was noted for her love of singing. She was a USO entertainer during World War II and was an enthusiastic member of choirs in Medford and Mashpee.
She was a devoted member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Her beloved husband of 68 years, John Phillip Urban preceded her in death in 2015. Survivors include five children, Jean M. Coleman, John F. Urban, Joseph P. Urban, Jeffrey M. Urban and Shirley J. Bakker; ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 2-4 & 7-9 at Moser Funeral Home, 233 Broadview Ave, Warrenton, VA with a rosary service at 7 PM.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Monday, May 21 at 11 AM at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 271 Winchester St. Warrenton, VA.
Interment will be on Friday, June 1, 2018 at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Medical Missionaries of Mary, 179 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143 or to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 4200 Harewood Dr. NE, Washington, D.C. 20017.
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