Zwicker, Shirley Idela, 79, of Milton, Queens County, passed away on Wednesday, January 6th, 2016, in Hillsview Acres, Middlefield.
Born in Brooklyn, Queens County, she was the daughter of the late Ira and Grace (Crouse) Dexter.
Shirley enjoyed, quilting, knitting and spending time with family and friends.
She is survived by a daughter, Nancy (Francis “Sonny”) Dalby, of Liverpool; sons Bert (Doris), of Edmonton, Alberta, Danny, of Halifax; grandson, Logan, of Halifax.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harry; son, Terry; sister, Florence Robart; brother, Sanford.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A private family service will be held at a later date. No flowers by request. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Milton Christian Church or to a charity of your choice. To share memories or condolences, please visit www.chandlersfuneral.com
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I’m so sorry to hear about Shirley.My condolences to the family.
Brian & Pam Foley
Our sympathies go out to Shirley’s family during this difficult time. God bless you all.
Vivian and David W. Huskins
Danny, Nancy and Bert and families: We would like to extend our sympathies to you. Shirley was a very out going and friendly lady. She will be missed by everyone she has touched in her life. Keep your memories close and they will help you in the days to come. Vivian and David W. Huskins
Nancy and Family
I was shocked and very saddened to hear of Shirey’s passing. She was a good friend and we shared many hours with our common interest in crafts. She was much more talented than I but I learned a lot from her.
I will miss her. My hope for you is that the good memories will overcome the sad ones.
I was so sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. My condolences to the family.
Peggy and Richard Hatt
Richard and I would like to send our heartfelt sympathies to Shirley’s family. Sincerely ,Peggy and Richard
Carol & Terry Whynott
I’m so sorry to hear about Shirley.My condolences to the family.
Our deepest sympathy at this sad time.
So sorry to hear of Shirleys passing. I just met her at Hillsview just before the holidays and she was a wonderful lady.
Nancy , Bert /Danny Gene and I are very sorry that Shirley passed away . If there is anything we can do please let us know . She was loved by many . Sincerely Gene & Wanda Eaton
Nancy and Family…So sorry to hear of your Mother”s passing…She was a wonderful person…God Bless and best wishes from Peggy and Junior!!!
To Nancy ,Bert and Danny I send my condolences. I was shocked
to hear of Shirleys death . She will be missed by all that knew her .
I was so glad I got to spend some time with her when I was home .R.I.P. my friend from Katherine Bill, Eleanor and Tina and Colleen.
What shocking news. I am so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed knitting with Shirley and learned a lot from her. She knit a gorgeous pair of socks for my sister which went out west in September. She will be missed.
To Shirley’s family:
I always enjoyed talking to Shirley. She was always so friendly. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time
I’m so sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. You the family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Tim McDonald & Doreen Cunningham
So sorry to learn of Shirley’s passing. We want to send our condolences to the entire family. We spent many Monday evenings with Shirley at Milton Bingo where we had many laughs and fun conversations. We will miss her!
I was so sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing as I considered her a good friend. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Thank you for sharing your wonderful mother with the rest of us. She was always ready for a talk, game of cribbage, cup of tea or a walk.
She had the strength of many, a sharpness of wit and the heart of a saint. We all share in your loss and grief.
Be at peace Shirley.
Jay, Renee and Jack
To Shirley’s family: I was shocked and saddened to hear of Shirley’s sudden passing. We quilted together at Seaside and she always enjoyed it. She was a very talented lady.
May God comfort your hearts and give you strength as you mourn her passing.
Viv Croft (Whynot)
Another good lady got her wings. It’s sad that all our older people in our little village are getting their wings. Nancy, Burt, and Danny so sorry for your loss.
Peter and Susan Truelove
Please accept our sincere condolances and heartfelt sympathy as we read of Aunt Shirley’s passing. Although we didn’t see her often, when we did, it was always such a great pleasure. We will remember fondly her bright smile and great sense of humor. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you lay your beloved Mother to rest. RIP Aunt Shirley
Amy & Trevor Dalby
Dear Nancy & Family
So sorry to hear of your mothers passing…I had the pleasure of meeting her several times at Aunt Sandras…She was a lovely lady….May god bless you and help you find comfort in your memories…..
To Shirley’s family: It is with great sadness I read of Shirley’s passing. She was a beautiful lady in every way. She and Harry were very kind to the Adult High students when we were in Milton. We all share in your grief.
Ron and Pat laing
Sorry to hear that Shirley passed away we used to visit her every year when we came home from St. Thomas ont. very good friend to our MOM Lucy Laing ..Our condolences to DANNY and family
Lots of good memories from my younger years of hanging out in the Zwicker’s back yard and using the path behind their house to get to school. Sorry to hear about Shirley’s passing, my thoughts are with her family.
I visited Shirley many times when she lived in her home in Milton.Shirley was truly a person that could do wonderful crafts.Rest in peace,dear Shirley
Vernon & Joyce Hawkes
A great lady and a great quilter.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Zona Hatt and Don Turner
Our sincere condolences to your family,
I had only met your mom on several occasions but l knew and liked your brother Terry very much. I never saw him with out a smile and your mom’s smile could light up a room.My brother and your cousin Kevin have been the best of friends, more close than brothers since living on Waterloo St. Actually every one in our families were close. We know that she will be missed by not only all of you but Flo’s family as well esp Kevin.When ever he came to see mom he had always just left from visiting your mom. We pray that you will feel God’s presence as you grieve the loss of your loved one and find peace knowing she is reunited with her family in the Lord’s house. God bless. Zona , Don and our families
My heart felt sorrow goes out to Danny and his family, Your mom (Shirley) was a wonderful and pleasant person to be around,just know that she is now at peace with Harry and Terry,and there all watching down on you all with smiles..
My sincere condolences to the Zwicker family…Thank you Shirley for being my neighbour for many years, I so truly enjoyed popping over and viewing your most lovely of quilts. You’re in my thoughts and prayers and you will be so missed. Lorne.
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Rev Jen Garbin and family
So sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. She was a lovely lady and we always enjoyed our visits together. My fondest memories are of her time w Crafty Critters and a great laugh even in the hardest of times. May God’s peace be with her family and friends. With love, Jen, Gianni, Rita and Victor Garbin
She was a very nice person. Always having chats and sharing stories and jokes. It’s just not the same without here. ❤️