It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother on Thursday, December 29, 2022, at her home in Rainycrest, with her family by her side.

Shirley was born in Fort Frances on September 28, 1932, to parents Rose and Tim Lyons. She was the third oldest in a family of seven children.

On July 6, 1955, she married Byron Stuart and together they raised three children. Left with cherished memories are her children Karen (Richard) Rob, Doug (Debbie) Stuart, Bob (Cheryl) Stuart; her grandchildren Alyson (Aaron) Bisson, Travis (Tracy) Rob, Jessie Stuart (Brad Beecken), Jenna and Jailla Stuart, Samantha and Matthew Stuart; her great-grandchildren Claire and Sophie Bisson and Ian and Leah Rob.

She is also survived by her sister Carole (Randy) Wilde; sister-in-law Carol Lyons; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband Byron; her parents; and her siblings Marie, Bill, Dick, Tim and Wayne.

If desired, donations in Shirley’s memory may be made by cheque to Rainycrest Auxilliary, c/o Northridge Funeral Home Ltd., Box 89, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0.

A private family graveside service will be held at a later date.