Shirley M. Farr, 80, of New Milford, formerly of Ridgefield, died on Sunday, September 2, 2012 at Danbury Hospital. She was surrounded by her loving family. Shirley\u00a0 was the wife of the late Charles B. Farr.\u00a0 He was her one true love. Shirley\u00a0 was born and raised in Magna, Utah, July 7, 1932, a daughter of the late Thomas W. and Maudest (Nielsen) Shaw and attended Magna schools. Upon her marriage to Charles B.\u00a0 Farr,\u00a0 who was a member of the enlisted military personnel, Shirley and her husband resided in many parts of the United States due to Mr. Farr's military and work assignments. A resident of Ridgefield from 1970 to 1993 coming from Brookfield, Wisconsin, Shirley\u00a0 has been a New Milford resident for the past 19 years. Her love of children brought\u00a0 her to the Ridgefield Montessori School, where she was employed for a number of years. She was a member of the First Congregational\u00a0 Church of Ridgefield. At the church, she was a member of its Woman's Fellowship\u00a0 and\u00a0 a Sunday school instructor . She was also\u00a0 a member of the Church World\u00a0 Services organization. She\u00a0 enjoyed travelling and spending the past forty years summering in Maine joined by her family.\u00a0 She\u00a0 also spent tireless hours, working and raising funds\u00a0 for The National Kindney Foundation,\u00a0 a\u00a0 cause near and dear to her heart. In addition to travel and summering in Maine, her most enjoyable times were the simple moments spent with her children and grandchildren. Her presence will forever be deeply missed. Shirley\u00a0 is survived by her three sons, Rick (Debbie) Farr of Oak Point, TX, David (Diane ) Farr of Ridgefield and Thomas (Lily) Farr of Glendora, CA; two daughters, Sandy Farr of New Milford, CT and Linda (Farr) Bratten of Waterbury, CT; five grandchildren, Justin, Jordan and Jacob Farr, Allison Bratten and Alyssa Farr. And a host of cousins, nephews and nieces. In addition to her parents and husband, Shirley\u00a0 was predeceased by three brothers, one\u00a0 sister\u00a0 and by a grandson, Christopher\u00a0 Bratten. Funeral services will take place in the First Congregational\u00a0 Church, 103 Main St., Ridgefield on Friday at 1:00 pm\u00a0 with the Rev. Dr. Charles Hambrick-Stowe, Senior Pastor officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield. Calling hours will be held from\u00a0 noon to 1 pm at the\u00a0 First Congregational Church on Friday, one hour prior to the funeral. Contributions to the National Kidney Foundation, www.kidney.org would be appreciated. Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.