Shirley May (Hillyer) Eames

February 25, 2022

Shirley Eames Obituary

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts we announce the passing of Shirley May Eames (nee Hillyer) of Owen Sound in her 93rd year. She passed peacefully at Grey Bruce Health Services in the Southampton hospital on Friday, February 25, 2022. 

Shirley was one of 12 siblings, the mother of 8 children, and a proud Grandmother. Despite her large family Shirley always made time for everyone, she always provided support, and love for her family for which they are truly grateful.  

Shirley will be reunited with her dear husband Harold “Sam” Eames. She will be remembered by her three surviving siblings Wayne, Ken and Gloria, her 8 children Randy (Rauz), Ronny (Deb), Johnny (Rosie), Danny, Catharine (Kevin), Patty, David (Joanne) and Janet. Her grandchildren Chris, Adam (Steph), Steven (Dee), Alex, Michelle (Chris), Andrew (Stef), Shawn (Nicole), Evan (Sherry), Brittney (Steve), Mikayla (Jake), Justin, Abigail, Xayden and Gavyn and her 10 great grandchildren. Shirley was loved and will also be missed by her extended family and friends. 

Friends will be received on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 from 11:00am - 12:00pm at the Breckenridge Ashcroft Funeral Home, 241 9th Street West, Owen Sound. A Funeral Mass will follow at 1:00pm St Mary’s and the Missions Roman Catholic Parish, 554 15th Street East, Owen Sound. Masks are required for all attendees.

Kindly keep Shirley’s family in your thoughts and prayers. Please feel welcome to leave condolences in the guestbook. In lieu of flowers please consider donations to the Alzheimer Society of Canada and the Heart in Stroke Foundation of Canada, any donations are greatly appreciated.

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March 2, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Breckenridge-Ashcroft Funeral Home
241 Ninth Street West
Owen Sound, ON N4K 3N7

Funeral Mass
March 2, 2022

1:00 PM
St. Mary's Church
554 15th Street East
Owen Sound, ON N4K1X3


Alzheimer Society
20 Eglinton Ave West, Ste. 1600, Toronto ON M4R1K8
Tel: 1-800-616-8816

Heart and Stroke Foundation
Box 2414, 2300 Yonge Street, Suite 1300, Toronto ON M4P1E4
Tel: 1-888-473-4636


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