Candice Marie Shoemaker

Born: Sun., Mar. 24, 1957
Died: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019

Celebration of Life

10:00 AM Sun., Mar. 24, 2019
Location: Pachaug Cemetery

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Candice Marie Shoemaker, daughter of Troy J. and Beverly Shoemaker passed away on January 17, 2019. The 61 year old was born in San Diego on March 24, 1957. Beloved mother of Shannon Webster and her husband Dan of Griswold, and Jennifer Perrone and her fiancé Jimmy Don Murray of Snellville, Georgia.  She is survived by her sisters Deborah Darden and her husband Charles of Franklin, Virginia and Kimberly Gileau and her husband John of Voluntown.  Grandmother to Nolan and Ryan Webster. Aunt to Kyle and Madison Gileau of Voluntown.  She also leaves behind her Beagle Meagan whom she adored.
Candice was an accomplished tradesperson and held positions ranging from welding at Electric Boat, a school bus drive, and a Union painter for 25+ years. She was a culinary school graduate and had her own catering business.
Candice had an unmatched wit with a wry sense of humor, and often got her kicks from playing practical jokes on whoever fell victim. An avid animal lover and well known to stop traffic to help a turtle safely pass a roadway.  She was a purveyor of interesting goods and had a whimsically artistic way of displaying her trinkets that fill her home. Her spirit was relentless, tenacious, and unwavering.
She enjoyed camping, nature, collecting memorabilia and travelling. She loved spending time with her grandkids in the garden and dining “Al Fresco” on a summer evening.
A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held at Pachaug Cemetery, Griswold at 10am, on her birthday, March 24, 2019.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Candice’s honor can be made to:
Mass Audubon Society Wellfleet Bay’s Sea Turtle Project: P.O. Box 236, South Wellfleet, MA 02663
Contact Julie Towne, Wellfleet Bay Development Manager, at (508) 349-2615, extension 109 or

Charitable donations may be made in Candice's memory to the following organization:

Mass Audubon Society Well Fleet Bay’s Sea Turtles Project
PO Box 236 South Wells Fleet MA 02663
Tel: (508)349-2615

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Lori Webster
   Posted Mon January 21, 2019
I amm so sorry for your lost. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Doreen burdick
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019
I'm so sorry Kim for your loss I loved candy and always have great memories of her

Elaine Hagstrom
   Posted Tue January 22, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you all

Valerie Grills
   Posted Wed January 23, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss your family is in our prayers.

Andrea Charron
   Posted Fri January 25, 2019
Dear Shannon, Danny, Nolan and Ryan,

I am so sorry for the loss of your mom and grandma. You are all with us in thought and in prayer. God bless you all.

Elaine Lambert
   Posted Mon January 28, 2019
I wanted to express my heartfelt condolences to all of Candice’s family. Death is the hardest thing we have to deal with in life. I know my words can’t change anything and can do little to ease the pain you are feeling, so I pray that the God of comfort calm your hearts and help you heal. (2 Thessalonians 2:16,17) Lean on Him in the days to follow. One way that God comforts us today is by moving people who care about us to give us words of encouragement that we need to hear. For the Bible’s answers to questions about grief and death please visit

Andrea Charron
   Posted Sat March 23, 2019
Dear Shannon, Danny, and Boys,

I am so sorry for the loss of your wonderful mother/grandmother. I didn't know her well, but every time I did see her she was happy and loving. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. God bless.


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