Shirley Anne was the devoted wife of Francis Kearns (deceased). She was born in Stoco, ON to Stafford and Mary Whalen and was adored by her 8 brothers; John, Jimmy, Aevon, Ronnie, Harold, and Ford who predeceased her and her surviving brothers Danny (Linda) and Glen(Freda). Shirley was loved by her children; Kathy, Danny, Stephen (deceased), Rick (Marianne) and Kim. She was proud of her grandchildren Hailey and Ricky and her great grandchildren Sophie, Sabrina, and Julian. She will be always remembered by her many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to recognize the care shown by all the staff at Friendly Manor during her time there. Shirley Anne's beautiful smile, caring soul, and loving heart, never dimmed in face of challenges and all who loved her will remember that.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, February 20, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. at the St. Anthony Church in Centreville. Special thank you to Gwen Babcock for orchestrating the funeral service for Shirley.
Memorial donations In Memory of Shirley to the Friendly Manor Nursing Home (9756 County Road 2, Deseronto, ON K0K 1X0) by cheque would be appreciated by the family.
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