Merv Richardson’s wife, Shirley, passed away yesterday afternoon (Wed, Dec 8th) at home with her family by her side.  We send our hearfelt condolences and prayers to Merv at his loss.  May Merv feel God’s peace and comfort at this time.  Details of the funeral service follows:

SHIRLEY RICHARDSON Passed away peacefully at home, to join her father, on Wednesday, December 8, 2010, at age 63.

Beloved wife of Mervin for 43 years; loving mother of Chris, and Lisa and Jason Unger; loved grandmother of Macey and Ela Unger; Special Nana to Emily and Owen Benedict; dear daughter of Marion and the late Harold Dyer; sister of Dan, and Dean and Carolynn Dyer, and Special aunt of Britni and Brianna.

Shirley was a valued employee of RWAM Insurance, Elmira.

Friends are invited to share their memories of Shirley with her family during visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Friday from 7-9 p.m. and Saturday from 2-4 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Shirley’s life and faith will be held in the funeral home chapel on Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 2 p.m. with Rev. David Illman officiating. Reception to follow in the Fireside Reception Room of the funeral home.

Condolences for the family and donations to the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre may be arranged through the funeral home at or 519-745-8445

Visitation and funeral dates and times will be posted as we receive updates from the family.