Shirley Mae Reece (revised)

Obituaries | Gillette, Wyoming

Loving mother and grandmother, Shirley Mae Reece, 89, passed away peacefully at the Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center on April 25, 2021, due to natural causes. She was born to Joseph Anthony Silva and Rose Ann Fostino on October 17, 1931, in San Jose, CA.

Shirley loved to read, enjoyed visiting and playing at local casinos, but she mostly loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her sister, Beverly Gouveia of Santa Clara, CA; brother, Raymond Silva of Turlock, CA; her children, Susan Moore of Gillette, WY; Lawrence Cabral of Eugene, OR and Diana Richards of Vancouver, WA; grandchildren, Joe Moore of Gillette, WY; Tiffany (Moore) Hampson of Douglas, WY; William Richards of WA; Jenna Cabral of WA; Kitty Cabral of CA; her great-grandchild of Dominic Moore of Gillette, WY; niece and nephew, Stacy Silva and Michael Silva both of Silva, CA. Shirley is preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Rose; son, Jerry Cabral; and nephew, Randy Gouveia.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 30, 2021, at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at

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