Oshawa Funeral Home


Shirley Ann Gillan

January 17, 1935April 14, 2021

GILLAN, Shirley Suddenly but peacefully at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday, April 14th, 2021 at 86 years of age. Beloved wife of Paul Gillan for 63 years. Loving and dedicated mother of David Gillan (Michelle) and Brian Gillan (Karin). She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren Nicholas and Ryan. Shirley will be fondly remembered by her extended family and many friends. Due to Covid restrictions a celebration of life will be held at later date. Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated. Arrangements entrusted to the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West (905-721-1234).


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Brian Laxdal

August 26, 2021

Hi Paul

My sympathy and condolences
I will always remember coming to your house and being warmly greeted with a smile by Shirley. Wonderful personality.

Brian and Donna Laxdal

Hanna Little

April 24, 2021

Condolences from the Hubble family. Such a sweet lady, neighbour, friend. Annapolis Avenue will miss you.

Don Bracey

April 22, 2021

Hi Paul,
Very saddened to hear about Shirley's passing. It brings back very fond memories of my visits and the many, many times we officiated together. Always treasured memories.
Don Bracey

Steve Barbaric

April 22, 2021

Dear Paul
So sorry to learn of Shirley's passing.
We remember Shirley as a very sweet lady with a beautiful smile.
Our heartfelt thoughts are with you Paul during this very sad time!
Merna and Steve Barbaric

Janet Hruska-Schill

April 22, 2021

Thinking of you Paul at this time. I am so very sorry for your loss. Shirley was a wonderful woman. I will miss her.

Pam Clarke

April 20, 2021

So sad to find out Shirley has passed away My condolences to the family I have so many fond memories of Shirley as our neighbor RIP Shirley 🙏❤

Debra Robertson

April 20, 2021

Reminiscing fondly of all the celebrations and times we shared together ....
the remarkable holiday dinners prepared with love and grace, the hilarious family stories of 'days gone by', the special times spent in Disney, the laughter and the joy ... so many cherished memories.
Mrs. Gillan (Shirley) was a breath of fresh air, always greeting you with her infectious welcoming smile ... such a very special, kind and generous lady. Deeply missed and forever remembered.

Mr. Gillan (Paul), Dave, Brian, Karin, Nicholas and Ryan - please accept our deepest condolences and our hearts go out to each and everyone of you.
Sending hugs, comfort and love,
Debbie, Dale and Amanda

Spencer Stewart

April 17, 2021

Brian & Family.

Sadend to hear of your loss, Condolences,

Linda Wise

April 17, 2021

 We were so saddened to hear this shocking news. Our hearts go out to you at this time of grief. We know words can’t take away the hurt you’re feeling, but we want you to know how much we care. Sending you love and strength in this time of loss.
Lots of Love Tom & Linda Wise and families

Dave & Ja ckie Collins

April 17, 2021

So sorry to hear about losing Shirley. Will miss playing rummeo and having Paul have to put all the tiles back where they came from. Love Jackie & Dave