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SHIRLEY, Geraldine M. – Chipman, NB

Geraldine Muriel Shirley passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family and extended family and friends of the Pine Grove Nursing Home on March 25, 2019 at 85 years. Geraldine was born in Saint John, NB on September 26, 1933 daughter of the late Charles (Muriel Northrup) Wiggins. She is survived by her children, Krista Doherty and Kevin (Nettie) Shirley; siblings, Theresa (Tom) Hoyt; grandchildren, Jeffery and Christopher (Angelina) Shirley; great-grandchildren, Ava, Gavin, Sadie and Ellie Shirley; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Predeceased by her husband, Alward Shirley; brother, Sterling (Geraldine) and Noble (June) Wiggins and great-granddaughters, Blake and Ashley Shirley; son-in-law, Blake Doherty

Geraldine was active in many organizations and church groups throughout the community. She taught school in Chipman until retirement and she will be sadly missed by all who loved her.

Family will receive comfort at the Chipman Funeral Home & Crematorium on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 3 – 7 pm. The Orange Lodge will hold their service at 2:45 pm.  A Celebration of Geraldine’s life will be held at the Chipman United Church on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at 3:00 pm with Rev. Jane Johnson officiating. Interment will be in the Red Bank United Church Cemetery at a later date. Donations to the Pine Grove Nursing Home would be greatly appreciated by Geraldine’s family.

Arrangements are in the compassionate care of Chipman funeral Home Ltd. & Crematorium. (339-6612). Memories and condolences may be shared through www.chipmanfuneralhome.ca.

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Betty Lou Stelling
Betty Lou Stelling

Krista, Kevin and family, so sorry to hear of Geraldines passing. She was a very special lady.
Betty Lou Stelling

Lennie and Marilyn Boyd
Lennie and Marilyn Boyd

So sorry to hear about your Mom….Thinking of you during this difficult time..

Diana and Ken Wentworth
Diana and Ken Wentworth

My sincerest condolences Krista. A great loss for you and Kevin. A mother is irreplaceable and Geraldine was a special one. Diana

Diane & Mike Wiley
Diane & Mike Wiley

Peace to you, Krista & Kevin. Very sorry for your loss.

Mary MacBeth
Mary MacBeth

My sincere condolences Krista and Kevin and families. Mrs. Shirley was my 2nd Grade teacher.

Cindy (Roper ) Martin
Cindy (Roper ) Martin

My condolences to the family she was a great lady and a good teacher she will be missed by all.

Joan Rogers
Joan Rogers

So very sorry to read this Krista. If there is anything I can do to make it easier for you, just say te word. May your mom Rest In Peace.

Tom and Diane Gillett
Tom and Diane Gillett

Our sincere condolences. Geraldine was a special person and a special teacher. She positively affected so many students during her career. she will be fondly remembered by all.

Natasha
Natasha

I am so sorry for your loss, she was a great teacher.

Grace & Ivan Melanson
Grace & Ivan Melanson

So sorry for your loss Krista.

Tammy (Brown) Butland
Tammy (Brown) Butland

So sorry to hear of Geraldine’s passing. She was a wonderful lady and a great teacher. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Valerie Eden
Valerie Eden

Thinking of you Kevin and Krista. Aunt Dean was a wonderful lady. I have lots of great childhood memories.

Valerie

Shirley Saunders
Shirley Saunders

Krista and family
Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your mother. She was a sweet lady.
Glendon MacVicar and Shirley Saunders

sandra boudreau
sandra boudreau

So sorry to hear of your moms’ passing ,but they are not really gone I talk to my mom often,granted the conversation is usually one sided ,but she will always be with You sending BIG HUGS. She also was my 2nd grade teacher.

Donnie MacBeth
Donnie MacBeth

Kevin and Krista:

So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Please accept my sincerest condolences on your loss.

Brad & Elizabeth
Brad & Elizabeth

“Kevin and Krista and family, we are thinking of you at this difficult time. Aunt Geraldine was lots of fun and we always enjoyed when she came to Ottawa for political conventions. I have lots of good memories as a kid camping at McLean’s Beach with our families”. Sincerely, Brad & Elizabeth