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SHIRLEY EMERSON

Born: Jan 18, 1928

Date of Passing: Nov 28, 2018

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SHIRLEY EMERSON January 18, 1928 - Montreal, Quebec November 28, 2018 - Calgary, Alberta Shirley Emerson passed away peacefully, in Calgary, at the age of 90 years. Born in Montreal, QC, Shirley grew up in Winnipeg, MB, where she met her husband Norman. After the boys were born they relocated to Brandon, MB, where they bought a business. While in Brandon, Shirley was heavily involved with the Brandon Allied Arts Centre and St. Matthew's Anglican Cathedral. In later years they spent a few years in Saskatoon, SK before returning to Winnipeg. One of their joys in life were their summer cottages at Pelican Lake, Lake of the Woods, and finally Lake Winnipeg. Their sons and grandchildren will fondly remember those summers forever! She is survived by her sons, Wesley N. Emerson of Winnipeg and Russell S. Emerson of Calgary; her grandchildren, Jordan R. Emerson, Sean R. Emerson (Garrett Birks), Nicole R. Emerson, and their mother Gayle Kadlec; step-grandchildren, Ashley Bech-McCord (Joel), Riley Bech (Monique), and their mother Kim Emerson; and great-grandchildren, Adalynn, Janaye and Amaleigh McCord. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman R. Emerson, brother, H. Douglas Strachan, and sister-in-law, Eileen Strachan. After cremation Shirley will be interred at Chapel Lawn Cemetery in Winnipeg, MB next to her beloved husband Norman. As per Shirley's request no formal memorial services will be held. In living memory of Shirley Emerson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.
Publish Date: Dec 8, 2018

SHIRLEY EMERSON January 18, 1928 - Montreal, Quebec November 28, 2018 - Calgary, Alberta Shirley Emerson passed away peacefully, in Calgary, at the age of 90 years. Born in Montreal, QC, Shirley grew up in Winnipeg, MB, where she met her husband Norman. After the boys were born they relocated to Brandon, MB, where they bought a business. While in Brandon, Shirley was heavily involved with the Brandon Allied Arts Centre and St. Matthew's Anglican Cathedral. In later years they spent a few years in Saskatoon, SK before returning to Winnipeg. One of their joys in life were their summer cottages at Pelican Lake, Lake of the Woods, and finally Lake Winnipeg. Their sons and grandchildren will fondly remember those summers forever! She is survived by her sons, Wesley N. Emerson of Winnipeg and Russell S. Emerson of Calgary; her grandchildren, Jordan R. Emerson, Sean R. Emerson (Garrett Birks), Nicole R. Emerson, and their mother Gayle Kadlec; step-grandchildren, Ashley Bech-McCord (Joel), Riley Bech (Monique), and their mother Kim Emerson; and great-grandchildren, Adalynn, Janaye and Amaleigh McCord. She was predeceased by her husband, Norman R. Emerson, brother, H. Douglas Strachan, and sister-in-law, Eileen Strachan. After cremation Shirley will be interred at Chapel Lawn Cemetery in Winnipeg, MB next to her beloved husband Norman. As per Shirley's request no formal memorial services will be held. In living memory of Shirley Emerson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.
Publish Date: Dec 7, 2018

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 07, 2018, Dec 08, 2018

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  • Just a note to say how sorry I am to learn of your mums passing. I remember her well and fondly and know she will be missed by your family. She really was a special woman. - Posted by: Sidney Macaw (Family friend) on: Dec 09, 2018

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