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December 24, 1943 - October 5, 2023

In loving memory ~

Shirley was born in Calgary on December 24th, 1943, and sadly passed away at her home in Parksville, B.C., on October 5th 2023.

She was predeceased by her father Robert and her mother Edna Wray.

Shirley attended and graduated high school in Calgary. She worked at Calgary General Hospital and the Alberta Hospital Edmonton before moving to Parksville, BC on sunny Vancouver Island in 1995. Shirley also taught ceramic classes in various shops in the Parksville area, loved her arts & crafts of many genres and was also a very avid computer gamer.

She will be sadly missed by her son Len, brother John, sister-in-law Jean, cousins Doreen, Bill and Joyce, niece Cheryl and nephew Robert.

Shirley leaves behind her long-time friend Marilyn, Darryl her friend and old neighbour and friends of the Parksville Curling Club where she "baked her yummy scones" and was a member for many years along with her father, Bob.

She will also be missed by her Monday art class members and especially her long-time friends, Kathy and Lawrie who spent many happy hours crafting with Shirley and being her steadfast friends.

"Babe" her cat is missing her love.

Shirley had a heart of gold and cared deeply for people who appreciated her love. She donated to several charitable organizations which demonstrated her caring nature.

In Shirley's memory, there will be a "Celebration of Life" in Parksville and a family event in Calgary. The dates to be announced.

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