Shirley Beverley Lawley (nee Desrosiers) lost a courageous fight against cancer and passed away on February 17, 2011 in the Cascade Hospice, Chilliwack, B.C. at the age of 63. She was born in Kapuskasing, Ontario on May 7th, 1947 and moved to Duncan, B.C. in 1965.
Shirley is survived by husband, Donald, daughter Cheryl (Darrell) Gosick, Son, Greg (Wendy) Lawley, sisters, Sharon (Allan) Curtis, Linda (Terry) Giles, Brenda (Mark) Lotzkar and four Grandchildren, Alyssa and Katrina Lawley, Kristi and Devin Gosick.
She was predeceased by Sister, Shawn Desrosiers and parents, Alphonse and Marion Desrosiers.
She was an active 30-year curler right up to December, 2010 and also liked golfing. She loved to travel with 3 trips to continental Europe as well as most of the USA and Canada. Her other hobbies included Cross stitching, knitting, gardening, scrap booking as well as making Christmas and other cards. She was also a collector of bells, angels, Swarsky crystal figurines, Beanie Babies and Christmas decorations for the Grandkids. During her life she was also a Wolf Cub Pack leader, sorority member as well as a CGIT member during her childhood years. Shirley was very personable and made numerous friends in the Chilliwack/Agassiz area. Most important to her was family and friends who appreciate Shirley sharing her life with them. She has given them many happy memories and her cheerfulness and caring will be missed.
Special thanks to Drs. Bartel, Dueck and Bull as well as the staff and volunteers of Cascade Hospice and Chilliwack General Hospital.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. at the Chilliwack Curling Club, 9291Corbould Street, Chilliwack, B.C.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Chilliwack Hospice Society, 45360 Hodgins Ave., Chilliwack, BC V2P 1P5 would be appreciated.
Online condolences can be left at www.hendersonsfunerals.com