Shirley Robbins Chadwick

August 2, 1936 - March 16, 2021
Shirley Robbins Chadwick


Shirley Mae Robbins Chadwick, age 84, passed away Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center surrounded by her family.

She was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, on August 2, 1936, the daughter of William and Addie Merritt Robbins.

She was predeceased by her parents; husband Thomas Davis Chadwick Sr.and son Thomas Davis Chadwick Jr. She is survived by her sons Donald Chadwick, Mark Chadwick (Maureen), Scott Chadwick, Timothy Chadwick (Terri), and Christopher Chadwick (Madalin); grandchildren Mark, Amber, Casey, Nick, Hunter, Ryan and numerous great-grandchildren and brother Hubert Robbins.

Shirley was a loving mother to her 6 sons and a true matriarch of the Chadwick family. She was always devoted to her family and was know to “Rule the Roost”. She will forever be missed by many.

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  • March 20, 2021
    Patricia Johnson Ray lit a candle:
    Lit since March 20, 2021 at 3:54:09 PM

  • March 30, 2021
    Mark Chadwick Jr. says:
    I will always love you grandma !

  • March 30, 2021
    Carol Williams says:
    I believe that grandparents/grandkid relationships are one of the most sacred relationships we can have. I'm so appreciative for how wonderful both Shirley and Tommy were with my son. Love to you all.