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December 11, 1958 - August 9, 2022


On August 9, 2022, Mrs. Shirley McGilvery of Saddle Lake passed away at the age of 63 years. She is survived by her children, Lawrence, Leslie (Jermaine) & Kelly; 11 grandchildren; siblings, Margaret, Julienne (Fred), Leona (Peter), John (Beatrice), Louie, Pearl (Brady) & Eileen; numerous nieces & nephews. Shirley was predeceased by her baby daughter, Shelly; parents, Edmund & Agnes; spouse, Lloyd Whitford; twin sister, Sylvia; 1 sister & 6 brothers, Caroline, Floyd, Norris, Cleophus, Vernon, Leonard & William. A Wake will be held on Wednesday, August 17 (leaving Grace Gardens at 10:00 a.m.) at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, August 18 at 11:00 a.m. at Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake. Reverend Stephen Sparks will be officiating with interment in Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Cemetery, Saddle Lake. To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.

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From: Donny steinhauer
Relation: My dad's sister, my auntie.

To my auntie from dedeman. RIP. I have known you when I was young, I will miss you, but you will not be forgotten.

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Service Schedule


Date & Time:
August 17, 2022
Beginning at 10:00am

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake

Leaving Grace Gardens at 10:00 a.m.

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
August 18, 2022
Beginning at 11:00am

Ayiwakes Cultural Centre, Saddle Lake

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