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Shirley Jeffries
October 8th, 1934 - October 10th, 2020

It is with great sadness that we announce on October 10, 2020, Shirley Vivienne Jeffries (née Harry) suddenly and quietly passed away in her sleep shortly after her 86th birthday.

Shirley was predeceased by her parents Leslie Ralph Harry and Morfydd Ceridwen Harry (née Evans) of Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, South Wales. She is survived by her sister Janet Lesley Harry also of Ystrad Mynach; all four of her adult children, Sherryl Anne Jeffries of Calgary, Gail Susan Cooper (Warren) of Sexsmith, Kim Helen Cohoe (Bruce) of Ponoka, and Huw Stephen Jeffries (Paula) of Cochrane; five grandchildren, Amelia Cooper, Rhys Cooper, Elyn Deshane, Morgan Jeffries, and Shae Jeffries; and two great-grandchildren, Natalia Cooper and Cayley Deshane.

Shirley emigrated to Canada in 1963 and slowly moved west from Deep River, Ontario to Pinawa, Manitoba, then to Sherwood Park, Alberta, and finally to Cochrane, Alberta. Later in life she discovered a love of cruising, going to Mexico three times, all the way around South America twice, and to Hawaii. Shirley was planning her next cruise - to Alaska. Shirley was very active in volunteer activities and walking groups in Cochrane, and appeared more than once in the local paper. She also enjoyed silver smithing, stained glass, sewing, and was a fantastic cook.

Shirley's family would like to acknowledge the loving care provided by the staff at the Colonel Belcher. A private family ceremony will be conducted at a later date. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the Cochrane Food Bank.

To view and share photos, condolences and stories of Shirley please visit Arrangements entrusted to the care of Choice Memorial Cremation & Funeral Services (403) 277-7343.