It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness, that the family announces the passing of Yvonne Shirley Stamford (nee Irwin). Shirley passed away peacefully but suddenly at M.S.A. Hospital on June 27, 2007, at the age of 75. Shirley was born in Regina, Sask. on July 9, 1931. She will be so sadly missed by Hazen, her husband of 54 years; sons Gary and Grant (Pam); grandchildren Josh and Natalie; brother Barrie (Marsha); sister Darlene (Brian); many nieces and nephews, other family members, and good friends. Shirley was predeceased by her son Greg, mother Edna, father Sandy, brother Lloyd and sister Sandra – they are now reunited in Heaven, shining stars all looking down with love. Shirley’s working years were mainly spent in the insurance business in Abbotsford. She enjoyed playing the piano, knitting, watching Oprah, and especially spoiling her two grandchildren. In her younger years, she was active with the hospital auxiliary and canvassed frequently for the Cancer Society.
A service will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2007 at 4:00 pm from the Chapel of Henderson’s Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to do so may donate to the Cancer Society in Shirley’s name.
Henderson’s Funeral Home