Obituary of Shirley Marcella Sands
Shirley Marcella Sands. Born Oct 13, 1927. Died Dec 16, 2022 at WB Nursing Home Minto, NB. with her daughter Caroline and niece Jessy by her side.
Predeceased by her mother Bertha and father, Anthony Agnew. 3 brothers and 9 sisters Husband; Theodore Sands, special friend; Don Abbott, son; Douglas and his wife Betty, son in law; Richard Lavoie, granddaughter Louella Gormley.
Survived by daughter, Caroline. Grandchildren; Rick, Shirley, Brenda and Doug Jr. 9 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.
Shirley's passions and accomplishments were all about fundraising for big brother big sisters, Fredericton legion, honorary member for ladies auxiliary, past president of Minto senior citizen club, Cook at the DECH for 30+years and her two best friends Alice Taylor and Helen Speight.
Visitation will be held on December 20th, 2022, from 12-2 PM from the Minto Baptist Church. A funeral service will be held at 2 PM from the Church with Rev Nathan McEwen officiating. Interment will be held at a later date.
The family would like to send the upmost gratitude and appreciation to the staff at the Wilfred Bishop nursing home and Dr. Morrissey for their care and concern over the past few years, and to all her friends that Shirley loved and was so proud to have.
Any donations made to the Cystic Fibrosis foundation would be greatly appreciated.
Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed through www.bishopsfuneralhome.com