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Arthur Funeral Home - Barton & Kiteley Chapel

492 Wellington Street East, Sault Ste. Marie, ON

OBITUARY

Shirley D. Harry

November 5, 1930February 5, 2020

HARRY, Shirley D. (nee Snedden) - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 in her 90th year surrounded by her family.

Beloved wife of 60 years to the late Alexander Harry. Proud mother of Cathy Hussey (Stephen), Robert, Beth Laking (David), Colin (Silke), and Chris (Jin). Loved and respected by her grandchildren Caitlin (Brett), Jennifer, Ian, Alex (Mina), Reid (Jen), Hilary (Nick), Jordan, Spencer, Fin, Nolan and her great granddaughter Olivia. Predeceased by her parents Donald and Edna Snedden. Fondly remembered by her cousin Sandra and many nieces and nephews. As a child, Shirley was nicknamed “The Sweet Little Pickle of Piety Hill” in Pakenham, Ontario. She trained as a nurse at the Toronto General Hospital before falling for Alex and moving to the "Great White North". Shirley then dedicated her life to raising their family of five while Alex built a law practice and served the community. Over the years, they shared a full and busy life travelling, developing deep friendships and spending quality time at the cottage. Shirley established long lasting relationships with her Bridge Club gals, Snowbunnies, Questers, childhood friends and nursing classmates. She volunteered for a variety of organizations over the years.

The family invites you to a Service in Shirley's memory on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 1 pm at the Art Gallery of Algoma (10 East Street) followed by a Celebration of Life from 1:40 pm to 4 pm. Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home - Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. East 705-759-2522). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions (payable by cheque) to Doctors without Borders, SAH Foundation, SAH Renal Dialysis, MS Society or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Thank you to the staff at Pathways for making Shirley feel at home. The family would like to express their gratitude for the care and compassion provided by all the nurses, doctors and staff at the Sault Area Hospital in particular Dr. Dawson and Dr. Berry. Please visit Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.

Services

14 March

Service

1:00 pm

Art Gallery of Algoma

10 East Street
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

14 March

Celebration of Life

1:40 pm - 4:00 pm

Art Gallery of Algoma

10 East Street
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Memories

Shirley D. Harry

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John Harry

February 16, 2020

I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Kindly accept our condolences. I hope you will receive some comfort from all of your memories, of the wonderful times you spent together and that she was able to live such a long and rewarding life.

John & Phyllis Harry

Yvonne Bruce

February 16, 2020

Dear cathy and family I am very sorry to hear about the passing of your mother she was a sweet loving wonderful women and I loved working with her we would talk about her grandchildren I enjoyed hearing all the stories she shared and she will be greatly missed by many including my self she would always smile no matter what she would always brighten up my shift hugs

Mary Anne Potoczny

February 10, 2020

Cathy: so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. I only met her once; however, you only need to meet her once to know that she was a wonderful lady. It is a difficult time but know that thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.
Take care! Mary Anne Potoczny, Soo, Ont. XO

Mary Anne Potoczny

February 10, 2020

Cathy: so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. I only met her once; however, you only need to meet her once to know that she was a wonderful lady. It is a difficult time but know that thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family.
Take care! Mary Anne Potoczny, Soo, Ont. XO

Vicky Best

February 10, 2020

Dear Cathy and Steve
Doug and I were saddened to hear of your mom's passing. That picture of your mom is amazing - that mischievous twinkling in her eyes paints a picture of who she was. It sounds like she had an amazing life and you will be able to carry all those great memories in your heart.
Sincerely
Vicky and Doug

Laurel and Tom Young

February 7, 2020

Dear Cathy,Steve and Family
We are very sorry to hear about your mom.We know she will be missed by all her family and many dear friends.
Thinking of you.
Tom,Laurel and Family

Andrea Peres

February 7, 2020

Harry family- Sending our condolences in the passing of your amazing mom. She was a constant in our lives sharing a cherished friendship with our mom. Her smile, laughter and butter tarts will be missed. We were so sad to hear and our thoughts are with you. Andrea, David and Stephen Peres xo

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Biography

HARRY, Shirley D. (nee Snedden) - Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 in her 90th year surrounded by her family.

Beloved wife of 60 years to the late Alexander Harry. Proud mother of Cathy Hussey (Stephen), Robert, Beth Laking (David), Colin (Silke), and Chris (Jin). Loved and respected by her grandchildren Caitlin (Brett), Jennifer, Ian, Alex (Mina), Reid (Jen), Hilary (Nick), Jordan, Spencer, Fin, Nolan and her great granddaughter Olivia. Predeceased by her parents Donald and Edna Snedden. Fondly remembered by her cousin Sandra and many nieces and nephews. As a child, Shirley was nicknamed “The Sweet Little Pickle of Piety Hill” in Pakenham, Ontario. She trained as a nurse at the Toronto General Hospital before falling for Alex and moving to the "Great White North". Shirley then dedicated her life to raising their family of five while Alex built a law practice and served the community. Over the years, they shared a full and busy life travelling, developing deep friendships and spending quality time at the cottage. Shirley established long lasting relationships with her Bridge Club gals, Snowbunnies, Questers, childhood friends and nursing classmates. She volunteered for a variety of organizations over the years.

The family invites you to a Service in Shirley's memory on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 1 pm at the Art Gallery of Algoma (10 East Street) followed by a Celebration of Life from 1:40 pm to 4 pm. Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home - Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. East 705-759-2522). In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions (payable by cheque) to Doctors without Borders, SAH Foundation, SAH Renal Dialysis, MS Society or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated. Thank you to the staff at Pathways for making Shirley feel at home. The family would like to express their gratitude for the care and compassion provided by all the nurses, doctors and staff at the Sault Area Hospital in particular Dr. Dawson and Dr. Berry. Please visit Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.