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.