DRAPER, Shirley Marie - Peacefully at River Glen Haven Nursing Home while surrounded by her family, Shirley passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at the age of 77 years.
Shirley Draper (nee Snider), beloved wife of the late John Draper (2011).
Dear mother of Darlene Don Reis and her husband Joseph of Keswick, Daniel Draper and Shelly of Pefferlaw, Deborah Foisey and her husband Robert of Pefferlaw and David Draper and his wife Cathy of Newmarket.
Loving grandmother of Joey, Damien and his wife Sheena, Breannah, David, Vanessa and Lauren. Great-grandmother of Loghan.
Predeceased by her granddaughter Treannah. Shirley was proud of the many years she worked at the Toronto Star in the circulation department.
The family extends their gratitude to the wonderful staff of River Glen Haven for the care our mother received for the past four years of her life.
There will be a celebration of Shirley's life at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 356, Sutton, Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. with remembrances at 3:00 p.m.
Memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of York Region, 2 - 240 Edward Street, Aurora, ON L4G 3S9, would be appreciated by the family.
On Monday, April 25, 2016, 'Gus', surrounded by his family, passed away peacefully in his 92nd year. He was born in Loughrea, County Galway, Ireland in 1924. He flew in World War II with the RAF and immigrated to Canada in 1946. As one of twelve children, he is survived by his sister Eileen Hickey. Devoted husband to Dr. Vera Solowska for 60 years. Loving father of Helen (Marc Carere), Tom (Anne) and Peg (Tom Best). He will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Matthew, Emily, Andrew, Dominique, Luke, Jeff, Richard, Melanie, Amy, Colin, Jenna and his great-grandchildren Anna Bella, Sophia, Cosmo and Kiana. He was always a mentor and loving advisor to his children, their peers and his grandchildren. On May 2nd, friends may visit at Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre, 375 Mount Pleasant Rd. (East Gate entrance) from 10-11 a.m., followed by a memorial service in the Chapel at 11 a.m - See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thestar/obituary.aspx?n=andrew-duane&pid=179788240&fhid=17702#sthash.yZVARBov.dpuf