The Fortin Group

217 Turner Street, Auburn, ME


Shirley Deletetsky

October 26, 1928September 12, 2013

PORTLAND - Shirley Deletetsky, 84 passed away Thursday, Sept. 12 at The Cedars Nursing Care Center.She was born in Lewiston, October 26, 1928 daughter of the late Myer and Raye (Kaplan) Deletetsky. Shirley was the 12 th. of 13 children that were born in this blended family. She was a graduate of Edward Little High School in Auburn in 1947 then attended Bates College for two years.Shirley moved to Massachusetts after leaving Bates College and was employed as a proofreader for several different companies around the Boston area. She proofread books and ad copy. She loved her time with family and friends, reading, traveling, movies and television. She is survived by one sibling: a brother, Milton "Mickey" Deletetsky and wife Anne of Auburn. Shirley was a loving aunt to over 40 nieces and nephews and grand nieces and nephews. You are invited to share your condolences and fond memories with the Deletetsky family by visiting their guest book at www.thefortingroupauburn.com Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service Sunday at 2:00 PM at Beth Abraham Cemetery, 1884 Old Danville Road, Auburn, ME 04210. A gathering will take place at 55 Field Avenue, Auburn, ME following the graveside service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Shirley's name to The Cedars, 630 Ocean Avenue, Portland, ME 04103. A service of The Fortin Group/Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St. Auburn 783-8545


  • Graveside Service

    Sunday, September 15, 2013


Shirley Deletetsky

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September 15, 2013

We will miss you very much Shirley. We did have great times together and will always
cherish those moments.

Love you Gloria & Barbara Gerrig


September 15, 2013

Shirley was quite a trooper. She was one of those people that left a mark in my heart. I was blessed to have known her. :)

Lyn, Wade, Josh Baker

September 14, 2013

We loved her, and will forever miss her. She is at peace now. Lyn, Wade, Josh Baker

Leslie&Steve Kaplan

September 13, 2013

We will always cherish all the wonderful memories we have of many,many happy times spent with our Aunt Shirley. She will always be loved and very much missed by all her California family.
Leslie and Steve Kaplan

Anita (Blanchette) Maurice

September 13, 2013

My deepest Sympathy to the family of Ms. Deletetsky. May she rest in peace.

Anne (Deletetsky)Turner

September 12, 2013

We will all miss Aunt Shirley. We know that she is with our loved ones--Grammy, Grampy, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and nephew-in-law. May we all stay strong for ourselves and each other.

Cheryl Brown

September 12, 2013

My Aunt Shirley seemed very surprised when people at the Cedars kept telling her she was very funny! I told her they were right. She smiled, and said "I guess it's true!!!"