Madonna passed away peacefully at home on December 18, 2021. She was born to Ned and Gertie Shelley, in Baie Verte, Newfoundland, on September 14, 1949.

Madonna is survived by her loving husband George Bates; her children William, James (Tanya) and Debbie Stewart; her step-children Wade (Sue), Steven (Kyla), Stacey (Ryan); her grandchildren James, Christopher, Nick, Riley, Mason, Kaleb, Payton; and her large family of six sisters, four brothers and their families.

She is predeceased by her parents; and brothers Joey, Frank and Rick.

Interment and Celebration of Life Service will be planned for a later date, to be announced. If desired memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements are entrusted to Northridge Funeral Home, Emo, Ontario.