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Shirley M. Platt

May 15, 1929 — October 7, 2022


Shirley M. Platt

Shirley M. (Parmelee) Platt, 93, of Southington, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 7, 2022 at the Matulaitis Nursing Home in Putnam. She had been the loving wife of the late Arnold Platt.  

Shirley was born on May 15, 1929 in Milford to the late Ernest and Florence (Gregory) Parmelee.

Shirley was active at the Plainville Senior Center where she enjoyed playing cards and Bingo.

She is survived by her son, Robert Platt and his wife Cindy of Southington and 3 daughters, Shirley Gerrish and her husband Brad of Danielson, Deb Frimodig of Essex, VT and Connie Nguyen and her husband Cuong of Corvallis, OR, 6 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Richard Platt and 5 brothers.

Donations in Shirley’s memory may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 ( ).

Funeral services will be celebrated privately. Plantsville Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling the arrangements. For online condolences, please visit

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