Shirley Patrick Obituary, Death –After being viciously attacked by a dog, Shirley, a lovely great-grandmother, regrettably lost her battle with death. Shirley, who had dementia and had been severely injured in the dog attack, passed suddenly while she was being treated at the hospital.The police were able to grab and destroy the dog, which was an XL bully cross cane corso.
Four persons have been detained and charged with having a dog that was dangerously out of control and caused injuries; they have been freed on conditional bail.Shirley was one of five children and had been a lifelong resident of Caerphilly. She was born in Abertridwr in 1939 and was the only girl. She was only 14 when she first met her future husband Dennis, who was 15 at the time. When Shirley first left school, she found work operating sewing machines.
Later, she began studying to become a nurse but was unable to finish her education. Instead, she dedicated her full support to her husband in his pursuit of a career as a professional singer. She enjoyed a great life accompanying him to the various clubs he performed at and went everywhere with him.Shirley is remembered as a very kind lady who knew everyone in her community and was well known there. Her legacy lives on in the stories that people tell about her. The uncle of Shirley’s daughter was murdered in an automobile accident that also involved her husband. Shirley and her husband were both engaged in the accident.