A lifelong resident of the community, Gladys Alice Shaver died peacefully at the Dundas Manor Nursing Home in Winchester on Friday, September 21, 2012, at the age of 85 years.
Gladys was born on July 29, 1927, in Williamsburg Township to Wilburn Hall and the former Minnie Robertson.
She was raised and educated in the Iroquois area and on June 22, 1945, in Iroquois, Gladys married Dwayne Shaver.
Together Gladys and Dwayne raised four children; Norma (Steve) McMillan of Morrisburg, Danny (Laura) of Brinston, Tim (Suzanne) of Cardinal and the late Larry Shaver.
Gladys was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She lived for her offspring. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy.
Gladys was an avid gardener, and she won a prize for the best garden in Iroquois. She loved to knit and made beautiful sweaters for her family. She was also a great cook and loved to bake.
Gladys and Dwayne loved to travel and they had a real fondness for Tim Horton’s where they spent many mornings for coffee.
Gladys is survived by her children Norma (Steve) McMillan of Morrisburg, Danny (Laura) of Brinston and Tim (Susan) of Cardinal.
She was dear sister of Eleanor Duff of Morrisburg, Lloyd (Jennie) Hall of Iroquois, Viola (Jim) Fawcett of Iroquois and Garry Hall of Morrisburg and she will be sadly missed by six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Gladys was predeceased by her son Larry, her sister Doris Storey and her brothers Clifford and Clayton.
Friends called at the Marsden McLaughlin Funeral Home in Iroquois on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Funeral service was at the funeral home on Monday, September 24, 2012, at 1:30 p.m.
Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or the Dundas Manor in Winchester would be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Interment was at Spruce Haven in Brinston.
Online condolences may be made at marsdenmclaughlin.com.