ASHBY, Shirley Catherine (nee Burke)
August 22, 1936 - May 14, 2018
Shirley passed peacefully with her family by her side on Monday May 14th, 2018 at the Great War Memorial Hospital in Perth, ON in her 82nd year. She was the loved wife of the late Morris William Ashby (Sept 2010) and dearly loved Mom of Wayne (Kathie), Cathy (Dan) Trotter and Sharon (Ken) Scanlon. She was the special Nana to Trevor Ashby (Randall Greer), Megan Ashby (Phillip Thomas) Gregory Trotter (Alli Blunt), Hayden Trotter (Megan Pass), Jamie (Jerry) Diaz, and Michael Scanlon and very proud Great Nana to River and Canaan Ashby, and Noah Diaz. Shirley will be missed by her sister, Barbara Renaud, her brother Steve (Edie) Burke, sisters-in-law, Reta Burke, Louise Burke, brothers-in-law Ivan (Shirley Crosbie) Ashby and George Hawley. Shirley will be remembered by her many nieces and nephews, good friends at Carolina Court and good friends and neighbours in the Balderson and Perth areas. She was predeceased by her parents, Richard and Catherine (Lake)Burke, sister Vietta Hawley, brothers Jim, Tom, Russell and Bob Burke and sister-in-law Helen Burke. Friends may pay their respects at the Blair & Son Funeral Home, 15 Gore Street West, Perth on Thursday May 17th, 2018 from 3:00 to 5:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Funeral service will be held on Friday at 10:30 A.M. in the Chapel. Interment Pinehurst Cemetery. Memorial donations to Balderson United Church or the Kidney Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated by the family.