Shirley Parsons

Shirley Ann Parsons (Reicheld)

Friday, September 9th, 1927 - Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Parsons, Shirley Ann (nee Reicheld). Peacefully at Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Monday, November 25, 2019 at the age of 92 years. Predeceased by her husband Ward Clifford Parsons DFC (2000), her parents Frederick W. and Barbara (nee Ruch) Reicheld, sister Marjorie Reicheld and brother Glenn Reicheld. Cherished mother of Sylvia (late Harald Stolberg) of Port Dover, Shani (Harry Loewith) of Tavistock. Adored grandmother of Shawn (Kristin), Darren (Debbie),Kirsten (Jean), Natalie (Jonathan), Aaron (Kelly), Jeremy (Rebecca) and Isaac (Tess). Beloved great grandmother of Samantha, Ally, Valentina, Kaleb, Aiden, Adam, Benjamin, Jacob, Ava, Nathan, Noah, Leo, Lucas, Addi and Weston. Shirley will be missed by her 24/7 companion Peri. Shirley was born and raised in Jarvis, marrying her sweetheart Ward after his tour of duty flying the Lancaster Bomber in WWII. After the birth of their first daughter, Shirley and Ward moved to England where they enjoyed 47 years before returning to Canada and settling In Ancaster in 1994. After the passing of Ward, Shirley volunteered at the Warplane Heritage Museum in Mount Hope where she was highly regarded by her fellow tour guides and visitors alike. The family wishes to thank Dr. H. Hynscht for his many kindnesses and exemplary care, the kind attentive staff at his office and the doctors and nurses at NGH in ICU, Ward 3B and the palliative care unit where she received the utmost care and compassion and the family received an unparalleled level of support and comfort. Cremation will take place followed by a family interment service at Riverside Cemetery, Cayuga. In lieu of flowers, donations to The Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum or St. Paul's Anglican Church, Jarvis, would be appreciated by the family. Friends are invited to sign the Book of Memories at Funeral arrangements entrusted to COOPER FUNERAL HOME, Jarvis (519-587-4414)
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Linda Silvert

Posted at 03:23pm
Sweet Shani and Sylvia and families,
You are all so special to me!!
My heart is very sad for your loss- your Mommy, Grandmother, Great Grandmother Shirley was so precious, and I am so happy to have wonderful memories of her- both from a personal connection, and from dear stories you have shared about her!
The pics I just viewed were all filled with joy and family love and celebrations together- TQ for sharing these moments in Shirley’s life with us!!
Sending consoling hugs and love to all of you!
Neil and Linda Silvert

Darryl Mitchell

Posted at 08:11am
Sylvia, Shani, Reicheld & Parsons families-deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mom, she had quite a ride throughout her wonderful life! Darryl Mitchell

Marie Graham

Posted at 06:52am
Sincere sympathy to Shirley's family. She was a lovely lady. Thoughts and prayers.

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