July 20, 1932 – July 26, 2019
On Friday July 26, 2019 Shirley Francis Willmon passed away at the age of 87. She was predeceased by her parents Hubert and Dolly Dolling, her older sister Lee McGeachy. Shirley was born in Edmonton on July 20, 1932 and moved with her family to Vancouver Island at an early age. She is survived by her four children Bill Willmon and wife Sherry, Greg Willmon and wife Sharon, Brian Willmon and wife Marlene and Cheryl Speed and husband Brent. She is also survived by her younger sister Wilma (Bill) Nordstrand, Brother George Webb and his wife Janice. She also leaves behind her many grandchildren and great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins as well as all her friends.
Family was the most important part in Shirley’s life, she loved getting everyone together for meals, special occasions and the occasional family poker game.
She loved her garden very much, sharing its bounty with family, friends and sometimes total strangers. In the last few years living downtown with her daughter and her husband, Shirley was known as the happy little lady with the garden vegetable’s to share with anyone in the neighborhood.
Shirley, Gramma, Great Gramma and Mom will be missed greatly. She was loved by everyone who met her. Rest in Peace.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Nanaimo SPCA in her memory would be appreciated.
No service as we are honouring Shirley’s wishes.
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