Shirley J. (Root) Hubbell

January 20, 1929 ~ June 1, 2022 (age 93)


Shirley Joyce Root Hubbell passed peacefully at home on Harvey Hill Road on June 1, 2022.

Shirley was born in Ithaca on January 20, 1929, the daughter of Otis and Genevie Root, and graduated from Ithaca High School in 1948. Shirley is best remembered for her career as an AKC professional dog handler that spanned a period of over sixty years. She is survived by her loving husband Charles S. Hubbell of 65 years and together they raised three children, Bonnie Griffin, Linda Crombie and Thomas Hubbell, including 3 grandchildren, Kirk, Kelly, Christopher and 5 great grandchildren, Rowan, Benjamin, Killian, Genevieve and Jackson.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your local SPCA.

At Shirley's request, services will be held privately.

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