1930 – 2021
Shirley passed away in the Perth hospital on Tuesday July 6th, 2021. Shirley was predeceased in 1995 by her cherished husband Charles Robert “Bob” Dowdall. She was the greatly loved and respected mother of Robert (Colleen) Dowdall, Pat (Francis) Corrigan and Chuck (Lauranna) Dowdall; grandmother of Julie (Adam) McFadden, Robert (Sarah) Dowdall, Cindy-Mae (Brock) Coutts, Rebecca Marie (Shawn) Gardiner, Michael (Amber) Corrigan and sister and best friend, Bonnie (late Larry) Sheridan. Shirley will be sadly missed by her 11 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, family and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Thomas and Mae Victoria Brady, her brothers Rev. Thomas Brady, Gerald Brady and sister Gwendolyn (late Bernard) Senecal.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. John’s Church, Perth on Saturday, July 10th, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. with an attendance restriction of 100. Shirley will be interred beside her husband Bob in St. Johns Cemetery. Those wishing are asked to consider memorial donations to The Perth & Smiths Falls District Hospital for equipment in the Emergency Department of the Perth site. Arrangements are in the care of Blair & Son Funeral Directors, Perth.