Japp, Shirley “Elaine”

October 25, 1935 ~ July 14, 2022

JAPP, Shirley “Elaine” (nee Ross) – age 86, of Brigden passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 14, 2022 at C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia. Beloved wife of Bryce Japp for 65 years. Loving mother of Michael (Lori), Brian, Susan (Dan Austin) and Kevin (Timi). Special grandma to 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Elaine was the daughter of the late George and Sarah “Bernice” (nee Bobier) Ross. Dear sister to Doug, Gary and Doris Ross. Sister in law to Rae Japp. Survived by many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sister in laws Vicki Ross and Evelyn Japp. A special thank you to all the nurses and staff at C.E.E. hospital, Petrolia.

Friends and family will be received at the Steadman Brother’s Funeral home, Brigden on Monday, July 18, 2022 from 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 9pm.

Funeral Details
A funeral service will take place on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at 11am at Steadman Brother’s Funeral Home, Brigden, with interment to follow at Bear Creek Cemetery.
The funeral will be streamed live by clicking the link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83372743814

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Brigden United Church or charity of choice.

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  1. Dear Bryce & Family …
    We are so sorry to hear of the death of Elaine. Our hearts are with you at this sad time. Elaine was a great woman .. we will miss her at the Brigden Fair Parade this year.

    Doug & Patti Ferguson

  2. So sorry to hear of Elaine’s passing. I remember her back in the day, when she and Bryce would accompany the Brigden Firemen’s Kiltie band on the bus. Take comfort from happy memories.

  3. from Ottawa, Ontario – deepest sympathies to Bryce and family and a special thought for all the Japps who were so kind and thoughtful toward me as I made my first awkward steps into the Brigden labour market so many years ago.

  4. So sorry to hear of Elaine’s passing We knew she wasn’t well. She was a kind and gentle soul. You all will miss her. Condolences to you, Bryce and all the family. Gord and Barb

  5. Deepest sympathy to all her family
    Thoughts and prayers are with the Japp family
    My condolences
    Brenda (Mills) O’Mara

  6. Mike, Lori & the Japp family. So sorry to hear of the passing of Elaine. Hold on to your happy memories to get you through this difficult time. Thinking of you all. Brian & Jane Racher ❤️

  7. To Bryce, Mike & Lori, Brian, Susan & Dan, Kevin & Timi and all the kids and grandkids, thinking of you all at this sad time. Find strength by sharing all of your wonderful memories with each other. 💕

  8. Our sincere condolences to the the Japp family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.
    Chuck and Darlene Lassaline

  9. To Bryce and family so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you at this time and treasure the memories
    Jackie south

  10. Bryce and family, I was sorry to hear of Elaine’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.

  11. Our sincere sympathy to Bryce and families . Our thought and prayers are with you at this time. There are so many memories of this lovely lady .
    Jerry and Linda Burns

  12. Bryce & Family, we are thinking of you all during this sad time. Cherish those wonderful memories and hold them close during the days and weeks ahead. Take care!

  13. Condolences to Bryce and family. Cherish your memories.
    Laurence and Lois Wakefield

  14. My deepest Condolences on the passing of Mrs. Japp ( that is what I always called her) to Bryce, Mike, Brian, Susan, Kevin, and Families. Mrs. Japp always had a smile and was always so friendly and I know she was a great Mom, Wife, and Grandma. My Thoughts and prayers with you all. I know she will be missed by many!

  15. Bryce, Mike and Lori, Brian, Susan and Dan, Kevin and Timi and families,
    Our deepest sympathy.
    Elaine will be forever remembered and forever missed.

  16. Sincere sympathy to Bryce & family on the passing of Elaine. She was a friendly lady with a beautiful smile.

  17. Sincere condolences to the Japp and Ross families at this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  18. Mike , Lori and the Japp family,
    Heartfelt condolences on the passing of Elaine. She was a quiet, lovely person. She was a faithful member of UCW and was always willing to help. She will be greatly missed.

  19. Bryce, sorry to hear about your loss of Elaine. She always had a warm smile, soft words and a loving demeanour. Big hugs to everyone

  20. Condolences to Bryce and family. .Many good memories of dances and going to the pool .Remember the fun times Hugs to you all.

  21. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Japp family at this time .
    Pete and Brenda English

  22. Our condolences too Susan & Dan on the loss of your mom. Thinking of you at this very sad time
    John & Dianne Doornbosch

  23. Bryce, Mike, Susan, Dock, Buck and family,
    We are sorry to hear of Elaine passing. She was always a quiet kind lady.
    Sincere Sympathy,
    Mike and Connie Jaques

  24. Bryce and family we are sorry to hear the passing of Elaine she will be missed by many our sincere condolences to all.

  25. Our deepest sympathies to Bryce and families. Cherish all the beautiful memories in your hearts 💕