Palm Beach Gardens, FL - Vivian Shoares Calder, age 77, of Gloucester, Massachusetts, and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, passed away peacefully at her home in Florida on Monday morning, December 31, 2018. Vivian was born in Gloucester, Mass., to Bruce Shoares and Harriette (Fall) Shoares. She graduated from Gloucester High School in 1960, and then graduated from Colby Sawyer College. She married her high school sweetheart John Calder and they had two daughters. Vivian managed clothing boutiques in Palm Beach, Florida, for many years, but most recently worked for and retired from The Country Club at Mirasol. Vivian was predeceased by her parents; her ex-husband John Calder; their daughter Kristine; and her sister Marilyn Barker. She is survived by her daughter Julie and her husband Robert; grandchildren Maggie and Phillip; her brother Robert Shoares and his family; her nephew Michael Barker and his family; and her niece Laura Barker and her family. Vivian was an extraordinary woman, mother, friend, and Nana. There will be no memorial service per her request. In lieu of flowers, your memorial donations would be greatly appreciated, sent in Vivian’s name to the American Heart Association.
Published on January 7, 2019