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Shirley P. Quintero, 80, of Lanham died Sept. 12, 2012.

She was born in 1932 in Calvert County to the late Albert and Julia Parks.

She was one of four children. She married her late husband, Roger Quintero, in 1952. They had two daughters and the family was a U.S. Navy family, traveling to many different places for 21 years. She and her husband were married for 49 years before he died in June 2001.

She was a true fighter; she was a 20-year breast cancer survivor. She loved spending time with her five granddaughters, traveling to Myrtle Beach, cruising and shopping on QVC. Her favorite dog was Fritz.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger; parents, Albert and Julia Parks; and sister, Jean Pitcher.

She is survived by her loving daughters, Patrice and her husband, Dan Silvestri, and Lynne and her husband, Mike Mulligan; granddaughters, Julie Mulligan, Meghan Mulligan, Kelsey Curtin, Madison Mulligan and Kaleigh Mulligan; and siblings, Calvin and his wife, Grace Parks, and Sharon and her husband, Lou Miller.

Family received friends Sept. 16 at Lee Funeral Home Calvert in Owings, where a funeral service was held.

Interment was held at Southern Memorial Gardens in Dunkirk.

Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen at