January 2, 1921 - May 4, 2017
Peacefully in hospital, surrounded by her family on Thursday, May 4, 2017. Beloved wife of the late Gord Shorter. Cherished mother of Sandy Erven (Jim), Gord, and Bill (Tina). Proud grandmother of Lisa West (Greg), Chris Erven (Anne), Katie Hogue (Chad) and Liz Stengl (Ryan). Great-grandmother of Kelly, Allison and Bob. Daughter of the late Dr. Mac and Helen Geldert and predeceased by her siblings Gerald and Claire. Shirley was a longtime member of the Granite Curling Club, Bytown Bottles and Antiques and the Rideau Tennis Club. Special thanks to the staff of the Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus for their compassionate care. Friends may attend a funeral service at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 3440 Richmond Road, Nepean, (between Bayshore and Baseline Rd.) on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 11 a.m. followed by a reception. Those wishing may make donations to the Ottawa Hospital Foundation Civic Campus Patient Care.