Shirley Marina Carruthers

Shirley Carruthers (nee Faulkner) passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side on Sun., June 30, 2013, in her 78th year.
Shirley was the beloved wife of the late Hector Carruthers. She was the cherished mother of Janet (Harry Thompson), Parry (Linda), Holly (Danny Lytle), Arden (Jean), Craig (Kim), and Sharalyn (Sean Daley). She was the proud grandmother of 20 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her granddaughter, Lisa Carruthers, and great-granddaughter, Kaleigh Carruthers. She was a sister to Reta (the late Glenn Raymond), Doreen (the late Russell Marcellus), Faye (Elwood Coons), the late Don Faulkner (the late Ruby), Helene Crump (Garnet), Jack Faulkner (Marlene,) and Estella (Malcolm MacGregor). She was the sister-in-law of Leanna (the late Harold Barrington), Jean (the late Robert Walker), Kenneth Carruthers (Marilyn), Stewart Carruthers (Muriel and the late Isobel), and the late Bruce Carruthers (the lateEunice). She was the long-time companion and dance partner of J.R.“Bud” Craik.
Family and friends called at the Daley Family Funeral Home in Metcalfe on Wed., July 3. The funeral service was conducted in the chapel of the funeral home on Thurs., July 4 by Rev. Lois Gaudet followed by interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery in Chesterville. The pallbearers were six of Shirley’s grandsons: Kevin Carruthers, Trevor Carruthers, Cody Carruthers, Taylor Lytle, Jonathan Thompson, and Conor Daley.
Donations to Winchester District Memorial Hospital and to the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario were greatly appreciated by the family.