Shirley (Stringer) Lovelace

Born: Mon., Apr. 14, 1941
Died: Thu., Nov. 12, 2020

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In Loving Memory of
Shirley Margaret Elizabeth Lovelace
(nee Stringer)
April 14, 1941-November 12, 2020

Shirley passed away peacefully at the Sault Ste. Marie Hospital with her family  by her side on November 12, 2020 at the age of 79.

Daughter of Ruth and Olive (nee Burnett) Stinger (both predeceased).

Survived by her children
Debbie, John, Larry and children's father Roy Lovelace.

Predeceased by best friend and companion of Lloyd Taylor.

Sister of Rena Cosby (predeceased)
Darlene (Lloyd) Taylor (both predeceased),
Marie (Tom) Lovelace (both predeceased), and
Wilhemine Stringer (predeceased).

Sister in law of Buck (predeceased) (Georgina) Lovelace,
Bonnie (Jake),
Lorraine (Don) Coats and
Leland Lovelace (predeceased)

Special niece of Doris Michie of Little Current.

Will be missed by many nieces and nephews and friends.

Proud of her Manitoulin heritage our mother Shirley Margaret Elizabeth Lovelace (nee Stringer) took her cup of tea and joined her parents Ruth and Olive Stirnger as well as her sisters Rena, Darlene, Wilhemine (Billy) and Marie around the card table. The Stringer laugh will be heard throughout heaven. Mom's pride and love for her children Debbie, John and Larry was boundless. She attended every activity we participated in. She carried her love for figure skating and hockey throughout her life first as a player then as a hockey Mom. Many good times were had a Cooper Lake singing and playing the spoons around the campfire. Mom loved to go out in nature and on her snow machine or ATV. Mom was loved by many and will be missed.

A private memorial service will take place on Saturday November 21, 2020 at Island Funeral Home with burial to follow at Elmview Cemetery.

Donation can be made in memory of Shirley to the Manitoulin Health Centre Auxiliary.
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Dorothy and Ken Rowe
   Posted Sat November 14, 2020
were sorry to see that shirley Lovelace passed on ,it is sad to hear this,she was a very good friend of mine . my condolences to her family in this time of need.

Laurie Lovelace
   Posted Sat November 14, 2020
RIP Shirley, you were and always be one of my favorite relatives. Your smile was irresistible and your laugh was infectious. I always knew when you were nearby. Will miss you. Condolences to all her friends and family.

Rick and Gail Gjos
   Posted Sat November 14, 2020
Well we remember all the good times at the Sheg. Hall playing cards, sharing meals and our Christmas parties. She was always a bright light in the room. Condolences to all the family!

Garfield Dunlop
   Posted Tue November 17, 2020

Garfield & Lenora Dunlop

Many good times and a lot of laughs.

June Burnett Oliver
   Posted Tue November 17, 2020
My condolences to Shirley's family. A hug to Aunt Doris,she is so special to her nieces and nephews.

Bill and Maimie Sim
   Posted Tue November 17, 2020
R.I.P. Shirley,You were a very special cousin,your smile and laughter will never be forgotten.Condolences to all the family.

Sharen Buchan
   Posted Wed November 18, 2020
Debbie, John and Larry - A Beautiful Life

A beautiful life
that came to an end,
she died as she lived
everyone's friend
In our hearts
a memory
will always be kept
of one we loved
and will never forget.

My deepest sympathies go out to you all, at this very sad and difficult time.
She was a wonderful friend

Val Martysz
   Posted Wed November 18, 2020
Rest in Paradise Shirley. I have so many great memories of our bus trips to the casino. You will be missed. My condolences Debbie, John & Larry.

Patsy Buchan
   Posted Thu November 19, 2020
Debbie, John and Larry. Sincere condolences on your Mom’s passing.

We were friends since day one. Figure skating...duets and playing hockey. Words are hard to find right now, sorry. I know you will miss her.

Love always, be well, be safe,
Patsy Buchan and family.

Patricia E Norton
   Posted Fri November 20, 2020
Shirley was an excellent person and so wonderful to my mother and I .God has got another beautiful angel to water his garden!!Wonderful memories friend RIP Laura W. Scott & Patrysha Norton xoxx

Gloria Dickson
   Posted Sat November 21, 2020
I so enjoyed Shirleys visit; they where filled with humour, a story and personal interest. Her with my family; and me with hers. She was so warm and loving. I admired her spunky spirit and determination. I wont forget you my friend!
Gloria (former owner of funeral home)

Tish Millette
   Posted Sun November 22, 2020
My deepest condolences to Shirley’s family and friends. Shirley was a lovely lady with an infectious laugh and loving personality. She will be missed by everyone who was blessed by knowing her. Tish

Sandra valiquette
   Posted Fri November 27, 2020
So sad to hear of Shirley's passing. Growing up in Sheguiandah we spent many evenings at the Stringer home and listened to the music. Shirley had a beautiful voice; great memories of a wonderful person.

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