Shirley Oatman

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Shirley Oatman at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday July 20, 2022, at the age of 72
Beloved Mom of Trish (John), Glenda (Allen), Denise (Frank), Carol, Heather (Jay), and Nathan.
Proud Grandma of Glenna, Holly, Summer, Ava, Clayton, Chris, Katelyn, Angel, Faith, and several great grandkids.  She is sadly missed by her siblings, Carol, Al (Linda), Stan (Viv), and Nancy (Aime).  Remembered by many friends and family members.  Shirley was predeceased by her baby girl Shirley May, and her parents Lyle and Gladys (Hollman) Oatman.
Shirley enjoyed spending time with her kids and grandkids.  Family was very important to her. Her pets meant the world to her.  She loved flowers and her gardens, timmies coffee, and enjoying good food. 
Everything Shirley did was for her family.  She was the best Mom anyone could ask for.
Love you now, forever, and always.
A Celebration of Life will be held
oSunday July 31, 2022,
from 2 to 4 p.m.,
at the St. Thomas Royal Canadian Legion,
24 John Street, St. Thomas, Ontario.       
Memorial donations to Animal Aide, or Pets/Friends for Life are most appreciated by the Family and may be made directly, or by cheque through Wareing Cremation Services, 346 Simcoe Street, Tillsonburg, Ontario who have been entrusted with Final Arrangements.
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  • I love you Aunt Shirley. Rest in peace.

    Rich Dupuis
  • I am so sad to hear of Shirley’s (Newt’s) passing. She was a second Mom to me from the ages of 8-15. My memories of her are full of fun, and mischief.

    Tracy E. Baselj

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