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SHIRLEY A. BLAIKIE

Date of Passing: Jun 22, 2020

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SHIRLEY A. BLAIKIE

Peacefully on June 22, 2020, Shirley passed away at Winnipeg, Manitoba, at the age of 87.
She was predeceased by her father Frank, and mother Evangeline. She is survived by many relatives in Canada, US, Britain and Australia, and a number of goods friends for whom she was thankful.
Shirley was a lifetime member of Regents Park United Church. She loved music and God's creation and always felt fortunate in having been involved, during many of her working years, with Winnipeg's regional parks. She lived all her years in St. Vital.
Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held at Regents Park United Church, later this fall. A further notice will follow.
Flowers are declined at the memorial service, but if friends so desire, donations may be made to a charity of their choice, or the Canadian Wildlife Federation, or Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre, Manitoba.

"TO EVERYTHING THERE IS A SEASON"



Bardal Funeral Home
204-774-7474
Condolences: www.bardal.ca

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Jul 11, 2020

Condolences & Memories (7 entries)

  • I met Shirley through my Aunt Mary. She was a wonderful friend and help to my Aunt during her lifetime. Especially as Mary was blind. My Aunt recently passed away July 31st. She was heartbroken at the news of her friend's passing. I enjoyed being with the three girls Mae, Shirley and Mary what a wonderful relationship they had. Shirley was a true gem loyal to her friends and had such a loving and giving nature . I am sure Mary and Shirley are together again in heaven. She will be missed. Diane - Posted by: Diane Barrable (FRIEND) on: Aug 03, 2020

  • Shirley (aka Auntie Shoulders) will be deeply missed at our holiday gatherings, birthday parties and barbeques. Every visit was fun and interesting and her carefully crafted salads were always a hit. She was such a cheery person who loved nothing more than watching the kids play on a hot summer day. Shirley was truly a part of the family and will forever be in our hearts. - Posted by: The Morgan's (a second family) on: Jul 30, 2020

  • Shirley was a good friend and great neighbor. She always had a lovely smile and was interested in what you were doing. As kids she always made us special Halloween treats and then did the same for my kids when I moved back to the street to raise my family. She was a kind soul and will be greatly missed in the neighborhood. Deepest Condolences to her close friends and relatives. - Posted by: Joy Denyer (Bohemier) (Neighbor and friend) on: Jul 30, 2020

  • Shirley was a Beautiful soul. She loved to plant her flowers and always had the best kept yard in the neighborhood. She would always come over for coffee and cookies. Rest in Peace my friend. - Posted by: Carole van de Vorst (Neighbor next door.) on: Jul 27, 2020

  • It was my privilege to have known and be friends with Shirley. She was a kind and gentle person who had a great sense of humour and always wished the best for others. I have many fond memories of good times to tuck away into my heart and brought out on a day I need cheering up. Rest In Peace my friend ❤️ We’ll all miss you. - Posted by: Chris Main (Friend) on: Jul 19, 2020

  • It was my privilege to have known Shirley. I worked with her for a number of years and always felt uplifted in her presence. I never heard Shirley say a negative thing about anyone, and she was the type of person who had your back and was always encouraging if you were about to embark on something different and new. I was fortunate to experience her sense of humour, her kindness , gentleness, and wisdom. Rest In Peace my friend ❤️ - Posted by: Chris Main (Friend ) on: Jul 18, 2020

  • Growing up, our family lived across the street from Shirley on Oakleigh Place. She was my piano teacher for about seven years. I knew her Mom also. My sisters and brother visited her about a year ago. It was a wonderful afternoon visit and Shirley really appreciated it. She knew our family well. I called her at the beginning of the pandemic in March to see how she was doing. So sad she is gone. She was the last remaining original person residing on Oakleigh Place. Wonderful lady and we are all glad we visited her and spent time with her after so many years. - Posted by: Nancy (nee Moir) (Neighbour) on: Jul 11, 2020

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