Passed peacefully, following a brief illness, with her loving family at her side, on Sunday November 22nd, 2020 at Hospice Wellington, in Guelph.
Beloved wife of the late Butch Mann (1999).
Loving mother to Deb and her husband Rob Blais and the late Nadine Mann (1998).
Treasured Grandma to her favourite grandson, Nathaniel.
Dear sister to Sandra Harding and her husband the late Ron Harding, lovingly remembered by her nieces Brandi and Nicole.
Precious daughter of the late Walter and Alma Ridley, precious daughter-in-law of Toady, Peggy, Dot and Katie Giroux (all predeceased) and cherished sister-in-law to the late Archbishop Anthony Meagher (2007).
Sharlene was a compassionate, strong, selfless and kindhearted person who enjoyed helping others. Her love of cribbage, euchre, Yahtzee, bowling and travel, kept her young and free spirited with a busy schedule!
In her most recent years, Sharlene fulfilled a lifelong desire to find her biological family. She had the pleasure of finding and getting to know them.
Most of all, she will be remembered and cherished for her unending and enduring love for her family. You will be forever in our hearts Mom, and Nate says “I love you more!”
Visitation will be held at the OSHAWA FUNERAL HOME, 847 King Street West, Oshawa, on Wednesday November 25, 2020.
Friends are invited to use the following link to schedule a time between 5 – 8 p.m. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/11nphoEZ6DdiKTVp2SLAhaxE02y5jPQQj9ZoVavN1XcY/edit#gid=0Funeral Mass will be celebrated from HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 373 Simcoe Street, Oshawa, on Thursday November 26th at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Resurrection Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society will be appreciated by our family.
Condolences may be left at oshawafuneralhome.com .
Sharlene wanted her friends and family to remember the good times that were shared together.
A celebration of life will be planned by the family when it is safe to gather, details to follow.