March 30, 1936 – May 26, 2012
Shirley Anne Shaikh beloved wife of Qayum (predeceased) of fifty years, passed away surrounded by her loving famiyon Saturday, May 26, 2012 at the age of 76 years.
Shirley was born in Charlottetown PEI and attended Prince of Wales College before heading out west to find the love of her life, Qayum. Shirley worked in a variety of office positions until creating a career with the CBE, working at Nickle and Lord Beaverbrook. She was a fun loving and energetic role model, who always put her family first. She will be remembered for her laughter, singing, and being the world’s best grandmother.
Shirley is survived by her son Ameer (Marie) and daughter Ayesha (Gerry): grandchildren Kaylee, Phillip, Deven and Bryce; numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends and Family are invited to a joint Funeral Service honouring Shirley and Qayum at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Friday, June 1, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 – 32nd Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 112, www.diabetes.ca.
In living memory of Shirley Shaikh, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences