We extend our condolences to the family of Shirley Stead, who passed away this past weekend. As well, Shirley had many friends at Westheights Church who will mourn her loss. May Shirley’s family and friends feel God’s comfort during their time of grieving.

Obituary – STEAD, Shirley Elizabeth

Passed away suddenly on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital at the age of 79. Beloved wife of the late Lorne Stead (1991). Loving Mom to Bruce (Nancy), Deborah, David (Linda) and Krista. Cherished Grandma to Jennie (Paul), Matthew, Rachael, Timothy (Kate), Brian (Brit Kari), Faith, Heather, and Emily and honorary Grandma to Billy. Survived by her brothers Arthur and Douglas (Patricia) and brother-in-law Grant. Predeceased by her sister Kay. She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Shirley had a strong faith, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and time out in her garden. Shirley’s family will receive relatives and friends from 2- 4 p.m. and 7- 9 p.m. on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the Henry Walser Funeral Home , 507 Frederick Street, Kitchener, 519-749-8467. Visitation will continue on Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 9-9:45 a.m. A funeral service will follow in the chapel at 10 a.m. Reception to follow in the reception room. A private family burial will take place at a later date. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Christian Children’s Fund of Canada or Sunshine Foundation of Canada would be appreciated by the family (cards available at the funeral home). Visit www.henrywalser.com for Shirley’s memorial.