Elaine Shires

August 4, 1915 – December 22, 2015

Elaine Shires, one of the first residents of New Horizons Care Home, passed away peacefully at the age of 100 on December 22, 2015. She was predeceased by her husband of 45 years, Gerald Marshall Shires, (1990). She is survived by her five children and their families: David (Peggy) Shires of Maple Ridge, BC; Peter (Linda) Shires of Langley, BC; Lynn (Dave) Tucker of Aldergrove, BC; Doe Shires and Dee (Howard) Lobb, both of Campbell RIver, BC.

Elaine will be remembered for her commitment to her faith, family, the care of other’s wellbeing, strength in adversity, intuitive nature, love of gardening and sense of humour.

No service by request. In lieu of flowers, Elaine requested that donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

The family would like to thank past and present staff of 3rd Floor at New Horizons, with special thanks to Ernie, Christina Perla, Breanda, Sylvia, Barry, Alfred, Frankie, Jacqueline, Carla and Susan as well as Conne, who always had a smile on her face as bright and shiny as the floors she so carefully tended.

Mom often spoke fondly of you!


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