Shirley Ann (Onorato) Lollie, 73, of Danbury, wife of 50 years to Robert L. Lollie Sr., died Jan. 22 at Danbury Hospital. She was surrounded by her family.

She was born Oct. 15, 1939, in New Milford, daughter of the late Salvatore and Catherine (Barry) Onorato.

Mrs. Lollie was a homemaker who raised her six children. She treasured her children and grandchildren. She devoted herself to her family.

She enjoyed shopping and vacations in Rhode Island.

In addition to her husband, retired detective Robert L. Lollie Sr., of the Danbury Police Department., Mrs. Lollie is survived by her children, Francis Lollie, and his wife, Rebecca; Catherine Adams; Karen Lollie; Barbara Tucker, and her husband, Anthony; Robert L. Lollie Jr.; and Marianne Flanagan, and her husband, Charles; 10 grandchildren, Amanda, Adam, Andrew and Chad Lollie; Richard Adams, and his wife, Gina; Michelle Tucker; Victoria, Katie, Charlie and Hunter Flanagan; her aunt, Mary Wojciechowski, of New Milford; and many cousins, nieces and nephews and extended family members. She was predeceased by a brother, Thomas Onorato.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated today (Friday) at 10 a.m. St. Gregory the Great Church in Danbury. Cremation will be at the convenience of the family.

The Cornell Memorial Home in Danbury is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Make A Wish Foundation, 126 Monroe Turnpike, Trumbull CT 06611 or online at