July 24, 1934 – March 16, 2013
Shirley Stephenson passed away peacefully in Calgary on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the age of 78.
Shirley grew up in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia and graduated from Mount Alison University where she met and married Stan. Over the years, the family made their home in Halifax, Clarkson, Moose Jaw, Oakville, Ville d’Anjou, Korea, St. Lambert, and Sarnia. She moved to Calgary in 2011. Shirley enjoyed her family, her faith and her many friends–she was blessed with all these.
Shirley is survived by her sister Betty, brother-in-law George, sister-in-law Dorothy, her daughter Cindy, and grandchildren Alexandra, Aaron and Kelly, and wonderful cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband Stan, their son Scott, and her siblings Vera and Carl.
Those wishing to visit with family and friends may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Sunday, March 24, 2013 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church (1009 – 15th Avenue S.W.) on Monday, March 25, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. to be followed by a reception and tea. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. A memorial service in Sarnia is planned in August.
If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church (1009-15th Avenue S.W., Calgary AB T2R 0S5), Carewest Sarcee Hospice (3504 Sarcee Road S.W., Calgary AB T3E 4T4), or St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (261 Christina Street North, Sarnia ON N7T 5V4).
In living memory of Shirley Stephenson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences