Shirley Louise Elless

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Shirley Louise


Of Courtenay, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital on Sunday, August 11th, 2002 after a courageous battle with cancer. Predeceased by her mother Betty Evans, Shirley is survived by her father Roy (Sandy) Evans of Campbell River; her companion Ben McLaren of Courtenay; sons Colin and Cody; daughter Heather; sister Joyce (Mike) Austin of Cumberland; nephew Joe and nieces Krystle,Brittany and Jessica. She was a very creative person who enjoyed writing poetry, flowers, taking walks on the beach and was well-known for her love of animals. Shirley will be sadly missed and remembered forever by her family and many friends. Following cremation a graveside interment and “Celebration of Her Life” will take place on Saturday, August 17th, 11:00am at Cumberland Municipal Cemetery. Immediately following a gathering of family and friends will be held at Shirley and Ben’s home. Comox Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1101 Ryan Road, entrusted with arrangements