Brattleboro- Mary Ellen Shatney, 55, of Frost Street, died unexpectedly Thursday morning, January 18, 2018 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital.
Mary was born in Goffstown, NH on December 31, 1962, the daughter of Clyde and Gloria (Boyd) Shatney. She was raised in Brattleboro attending Brattleboro public schools.
Throughout the years she had been employed as a caregiver for several area residents.
Mary was an excellent cook and especially enjoyed the holiday seasons. She also had a love for cats.
Mary is survivors by her companion of 20 years, Robert Maynard of Brattleboro; her son, Billy Hartlen of Laconia, NH; her daughter, Nicole Hartlen of Ware, NH; two brothers, Clyde Shatney, Jr. and Daniel Shatney, both of Manchester , NH; four sisters, Barbara Cliché and Donna Momaney of Brattleboro, Elizabeth Hartlen of Colebrook, NH and Shirley Caron of Candia, NH; two grandchildren, Samantha and Aiden; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In accordance with Mary’s wishes, there are no formal funeral services. A celebration of her life will be held in the springtime to be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to Windham County Humane Society, P.O. Box 397, Brattleboro, VT 05302.