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STEPHENSON, Shirley Isabel

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.

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  1. Alexandra Stephenson :

    Miss you Grandma love you lots. Will never forget you. Look after my dad please until I see you both again in heaven. xoxox

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  2. Sharon Stephenson :

    Cindy I have many happy memories of my time spent in Sarnia living with your mom and Scott,even when times changed your mom always stayed close with me and the children.
    You guys all mean the world to me and your mom will be sadly missed.
    God Bless Shirley, I hope you are peacefully reunited with Stan and Scott. xoxo

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  3. Barbara Bradley and Bob Waddell :

    We just wanted you to know that we are thinking about you and look forward to being with you in Calgary.
    Love Barbara, Bob and Annie

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  4. Larry & Joan Monaghan :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Cindy and Kelly, during this very sad time for your family.
    God bless, Larry and Joan Monaghan

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  5. Gail Biceroglu :

    Cindy,
    I am deeply saddened to hear the loss of your mother. My heart goes out to you during this difficult time. Please accept my condolences.
    Regards, Gail Biceroglu

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  6. Bill and Johanne Chong :

    Cindy and Kelly, please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of Shirley. She will be missed. We always enjoyed her company. Our prayers and thoughts are with you both.
    With love, Bill and Johanne

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  7. Sharon and Brian Davies :

    Cindy and Kelly,
    We are very sorry for your loss. We will always remember Shirley for her big, warm smile and lively conversation.
    With sympathy
    Sharon and Brian

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  8. Theresa Redburn & Mike Lowell :

    Our thoughts are with you and Kelly during this sad time. With all our Love…Theresa & Mike

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  9. Hilary Johnson :

    Cindy and Kelly,
    My heart is with you both. Shirley’s lively wit and quick intelligence always captivated me when I spent time with her in Sarnia. I’m really sorry for your loss. Much love, Hilary

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  10. Vanessa Pevec :

    You will always be in the hearts and thoughts of those at St. Andrews Pres church in Sarnia. For now my thoughts and prayers are sent to your loved ones. So sad to hear of your passing. May the Lord be with you.
    Always, Vanessa, Matt & Myia Pevec and family

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