Orr, Shirley May

Orr-Shirley May of Valleyview Home, St. Thomas, passed away peacefully, on Thursday, March 31, 2016, at her residence, at the age of 78. Loved wife of Edward Orr and dearly loved mother of John Orr (Pam) and Susan Yates (Paul). Cherished grandmother of Nicholas, Rebecca and Lance and great grandmother of Alice, Jackson, Alexis and Hudson . Predeceased by 2 brothers John and Fred Tribe. Shirley was born in Port Burwell on March 2, 1938, the daughter of the late Elmore and Constance (Ferris) McGuiggan. She worked for the Canadian Red Cross and retired in 1996. Shirley was a member of the St. Thomas Seniors Centre.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Monday at 1:00 p.m. Cremation to follow, with private interment of ashes in Elmdale Cemetery. Visitation on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the St. Thomas Seniors Centres. Condolences may be sent to ahughson@execulink.com.

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  1. Maryjane charlton

    OMG is this She the canine mom to Nora that she rescued ABCR ? She was a lovely lady .. RIP Shirley

  2. John and Susan, so sorry to hear about your mother. Great lady, will miss her calls out of the blue. Todd and Lori are down in Florida with me this week. Wish We could be there for you.
    Aunt Jane