BEATTIE, Shirley

Our sweet kind Mom passed peacefully on March 30 in her 88th year. Shirley was born in Llanelli, Wales in the British Isles.

Soon after Mom immigrated to Canada she married our Dad Charles John “Jack” Beattie She always supported Dad in all their many adventures. Married for 57 years and blessed with three children; Tom Beattie, Michael Beattie (Sharon), Heather Matheson (Michael) .

Proud loving Grama to Jeffrey, Ashley and Taylor .

Mom was one of 7 children three sisters Phyllis, Olive and Pat and three Brothers, Gordon, Dennis and Allan. Her mother was Elsie a Homemaker, dad was Cambelle who fought in the war.

She was always thrilled to see her many Nieces and Nephews and interested hearing about their lives .

Mom always treasured her Welsh Heritage and fun Family get togethers.

Family was her life but then second was her love of animals and she cared for so many over her lifetime.

She always supported the Humane society and many other animal care projects .

Special thank you to all the staff at Elgin Manor for making Mom’s stay feel like such a special place full of kindness and love.

Also to the Doctors, nurses and P.S.W.’s at St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital for their incredible compassion and care especially Ashley Hamm.

A date for a Celebration of life for Shirley will be announced in the near future. Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas in charge of arrangements.

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