ELLISON, Frances (nee Badgley), of St. Thomas, formerly of Exeter and Grand Bend, passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in her 72nd year. Dearly loved mother of Bruce Shaw of Toronto, and David Shaw of Boston, MA. Cherished grandmother of Jamie, Danielle, Samantha, Maggie, Teddi, and Greta. Dear sister of Pat Beer (Earl) of St. Thomas, and the late Bob Badgley (Linda of St. Thomas). Also fondly remembered by several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Born in St. Thomas, ON, April 27, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Jean (nee Garrow) Badgley. Frances attended Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas. She was a devoted mother and grandmother, and an avid hockey and tennis fan. In keeping with her wishes, cremation has taken place. Her cremated remains will be interred privately in Elmdale Memorial Park. A public memorial service to celebrate the life of Frances will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church, 55 Hincks St., St. Thomas on Monday, June 16th at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be gratefully acknowledged. Arrangements entrusted to the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160).
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