Shirley Edgar

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Shirley Edgar
Surrounded by family on Monday, July 18, 2016 at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Shirley Elizabeth Edgar (nee Allan), passed away, peacefully, in her 86th year. Beloved wife to Jack for nearly 66 years. Loved mother of Sharon Edgar, Linda (Robert) Parker, Richard (Colleen) Edgar, and Dianne (Robin) Neely. Cherished nana to Adam (Cathy), Bobbi Lynn (John), Tim and Becky Ann (Michael), Curtis (Nicole), Sheldon (Samantha) and great nana to Ayden, Keeten and Savannah. Shirley will be missed by several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Aleta and Daniel Allan, and her siblings Nielson, Georgina, Douglas, Virginia, Jack, Don, Joanne, Ken and Jim. Shirley was blessed with patience, babysitting children on their Brooke Township farm, teaching Sunday school and singing in church choirs. She loved having her family by her side, whether it be playing cards, sipping iced tea on the deck, visiting with neighbours, she always welcomed people into their home. Shirley was an active volunteer. She spent some of her free time helping at the Cancer Society, the CEE Hospital Auxilliary and was an active member of the Sunnybrooke Women's Institute the UCW and the United Church. She even found the time to sell Avon while raising four children. Visitors will be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the Needham-Jay Funeral Home 4059 Petrolia Line, Petrolia, where a funeral Service will be held Friday, July 22, 2016 at 2pm. Interment in Alvinston Cemetery at 4:30. As an expression of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to St. Paul's United Church, Petrolia or Parkinson Canada ( Memories, pictures and condolences may be shared online at

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