Scott, Shirley

February 25, 1929 ~ October 6, 2023

SCOTT, Shirley – Peacefully, surrounded by loving family, Shirley passed away Friday, October 6, 2023 at Lambton Meadowview Villa. She was 94 years of age. Beloved wife of the late Charles Scott (1998). Loving mother to Don (Karen), Tom (Lucy) and Ric (Colleen). Adored Gram to Brad (Jen) Scott, Jennifer (Max) Derrick, Ryan (Karlene) Scott, Bobbi and James Clark, Sarah (Jake) Scott-Molnar, Armanda (Craig) Brodie, Jameson (Jamison) Scott. Great Gram to Kelby, Kaeley, Cole, Adam, Jake, Keegan, Hudson, Richie, Grayson, Kalan, Owen and Violet. Predeceased by her parents Leslie and Reta Smith, brother Robert Smith, brothers-in-law James Scott, Melvin Newman, sisters -in-law Joan Smith and Margaret Newman. Survived by many nieces and nephews. Shirley’s entire life centered around her family and the farm she loved. Those who were lucky enough to know her enjoyed many a good meal and fantastic baking while visiting. She enjoyed a game of cards, quilting and knitting but most of all being with family and friends. She had a passion for her pets and farm animals.

There will be no visitation as per Shirley’s wishes. Cremation has taken place. A private family burial at Bear Creek Cemetery and Celebration of Life will take place in the spring.

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  1. Deepest condolences to the Scott family, Although we have not been able to visit Shirley in many years every time we did she was the most amazing woman. Always loved the farm and cooking,but most of all I can’t thank her enough for looking after my Grandma. Alice Laur You will truly be missed

  2. Sending condolences to the Scott family at this time. Fondly remembering Shirley’s kindness and gentleness and her concern for neighbours, animals, her devotion to family and her warm smile.

  3. Dear Don, Tom, Rick and family, sincere condolences to you and your families. Shirley was an amazing person who always made one feel welcome. I have many warm memories of visiting your farm.

  4. Dear Don, Tom, Rick and family, we are very sorry for your loss. Shirley was a wonderful neighbour and a person who loved life and family and she will be missed. Your all in our thoughts and prayers.

  5. Dear Don, Tom & Rick & family”s, we are very sorry to hear of Shirley”s passing. She was a wonderful lady, she always had advise for Gary about gardening. May your wonderful memories help you through this time.

  6. Don, Tom, Ric and your families. Sending our love and sympathy to each of you at the loss of your mom., grandma and great grandma. We know that you have an abundance of memories to keep her in your hearts forever. Our dear Aunt Shirley was simply the best Aunt ever, we too were blessed to have her in our lives. Sending love and hugs to you all from all of us

  7. Dear Don,Tom,Ric and families. Thinking of you as you mourn the loss of your wonderful mother and special gran. Over the years Shirley became a special friend as well as a neighbour to Bruce & myself. And yes we were lucky to enjoy meals & treats while visiting with Shirley. I especially enjoyed looking at her photo albums. You will miss Shirley but you will have many memories of her caring ways. With sympathy, Rosemary Bradshaw

  8. My deepest condolences to all the family. Shirley was a beautiful lady and I feel very lucky to have been able to know and care for her

  9. My condolences to the entire family. I know that you have lots of memories to share and keep her spirit alive. I remember hearing that Shirley was a spunky lady. Hugs to you all.

  10. Hold tightly to the happy memories of which are many. Much love to the family and friends. Aunt Shirley, you will be missed!

  11. Don, Tom, Ric and families: so sorry about your mom’s passing! Shirley’s life was a life lived to its fullest! She was a lovely lady and touched many lives! Our sincerest sympathies are with you during this time of loss! Your mother was a wonderful woman full of strength and goodness! She will be sorely missed!

  12. Dear Don,Tom,Ric and families. our hearts are full of so many memories of your beautiful mother. She was our wonderful neighbour and dear friend and special Aunt Shirley to our daughters Laurie and Lisa..We loved her too. May your memories fill your hearts with peace Melvin and Lorraine

  13. Dear Don Tom and Ric and families i am sending my warmest hugs and love to you all ,I have so many loving memories of dear Aunt Shirley i loved her with all my heart,she was the most caring person, Thinking of you all ,love Bonniexo

  14. Don, Tom, Ric and families, my deepest condolences to all of you. Aunt Shirley was a wonderful, caring and selfless person. We will all miss her so much. And you were so right about the meals and baking!