Shirley J. York, age 85, a life-long Milford resident, passed away in her home on Sunday, July 22, 2018. She was the daughter of the late William Astram and Helen Garvey Jones, and step-daughter of the late Russell Jones. A dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, she devoted her life to her family. Mrs. York is survived by her son William York and his wife Kathy of Georgia, daughters Kathy McLeod of Richmond, VT, Karen Griswold and Sharon York, both of Milford, seven grandchildren, six great grandchildren, brother Alan Jones, sister Virginia Burns, and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and step-father, she was predeceased by her loving husband Harold J. York, and brothers William Astram, Russell, Roger, and Richard Jones. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 9 am to 10 am with a funeral service at 10 am at Smith Funeral Home, 135 Broad Street, Milford, CT. Interment will follow in King’s Highway Cemetery, Milford.