Shirley, Samuel 'John'

February 2nd, 2020

Peacefully with family by his side, at Dearness Home, on Sunday, February 2, 2020, in his 90th year. Cherished husband of the late Marilou Shirley (2008). Loving father of Megan (Bryan) Madu, of Vancouver, and John (Cathy) Shirley, of London. Proud Granddad of Spencer, Liam, Conor, and Ty. Survived by his sister Myra Bradley, and by his in-laws Ruth Gourley and John (Mary) Gourley. Predeceased by his brother George Shirley; sister Vera Atkinson; and brother-in-law Spencer Gourley. John will be missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. A Celebration of Life will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of John are asked to consider Diabetes Canada or the Canadian Cancer Society. 

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Robin BarnesDear Shirley family. I was so sorry to hear about Johns dad. Losing a parent is always difficult. Deepest sympathies Robin. (Spencer and Ty’s old bus driver)
Janet and Jamie Caskey.Megan and Johnny, The entire Caskey family send our condolences at the passing of your father.Although we cannot be with you to celebrate his life, our thoughts and prayers are with you both along with your families.
David & Harriet RunnallsMegan, Johnny & families, the Runnalls families send their condolences. Your father will be sadly missed and fondly remembered.
George Hastings, ‘The Late Mabel Hastings’ and families of Grennan House, Attanagh, Laois, IrelandMegan, Johnny & Families, George Hastings and families of Grennan House, Attanagh, Ireland; remembering our Late Mum ‘Mabel’ would wish to express at this time, our deepest sympathy. Your father, known to us as “Jackie” will be sadly missed and fondly remembered. Until We meet again, Jackie.........☘️☘️☘️🍀
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