Firth, Danielle Yvonne Shirley

Firth, Danielle Yvonne Shirley of St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, after ailing health, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, at the age of 39. Dearly loved spouse and best friend of Melissa Rainsforth and much loved mother of Lucas Rainsforth. Loved daughter of James and Susan Firth of St. Thomas and dear sister of Nathan Firth (Evangeline), James Firth, William Forrest (Melissa) and Jennifer Bonney (Clarke) . Dearly loved daughter-in-law of Kevin and Christine Rainsforth and sister-in-law of Jennifer Goold (Trevor) and Kathy Pow (Tim). Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. Danielle was born in London, Ontario on May 20th, 1977. She worked at Valleyview Home for the Aged. The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Friday evening from 7-9 p.m. A celebration of Danielle’s life will be held at the funeral home on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Cremation has taken place. Flowers gratefully declined. Remembrances may be made to an Education Fund for Lucas and may be made through the funeral home.

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  1. Erica Ann

    Rest in peace Danielle.

  2. Maryjane Charlton

    I was just reading this. Made me sad and I don’t even know her! Taken far too soon . Rip Danielle

  3. Tammy Pratt Kana

    Rest in the sweetest of peace Danielle Firth. You will be missed by all of us at Valleyview

  4. Jojo Lewis

    Oh so sad .. RIP young Angel.. Praying for her family & friends ..

  5. Tina Groulx

    It’s Jim Firths daughter Jo..

  6. Tara Tilley

    I’m so sorry to hear Mellissa. Xoxo

  7. Danielle JM

    My sincere condolences to Danielle’s family, friends and from your co-workers at Valleyview. Danielle was always smiling every time I saw her. Melissa and Lucas, as a widow and a mother, I feel for you…I’m so sorry for your loss

  8. I’m thinking of You and Lucas today Melissa. My heart goes out to you guys.

  9. Very sorry for your loss Jim & Sue and family