Shirley Mahar

Obituary of Shirley Mae Mahar

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Shirley Mae Mahar announces her passing, which occurred on Friday December 14, 2018 at the Saint John Regional Hospital. Born in Waweig, NB on August 9, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Clifford and Grace (Maxwell) Simpson. Shirley will be missed by her children: Mary, James, Julia and Andrew (Nancy); grandchildren, Matthew, Sean, Thomas, Krystal (Justin), Patrick, Meagen, Natasha, Samantha, Cody, Kassandra, Katelyn, Amanda (Matthew); great-grandchildren, Aura, Jasper and Eleanor; brother, Everett Simpson (Darlene); sister, Myrna Ross; sister-in-law, Doris Simpson; daughter-in-law, Leah Mahar; as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Shirley was predeceased by her sons, Henry "Mickey" and baby Michael; siblings William "Leigh" Simpson, Randolph Simpson and Frances Shannon; and a brother-in-law George Ross. Arrangements are under the care of Brenan’s Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (634-7424). In keeping with Shirley’s wishes, no visitation or funeral service will be held. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be placed at "When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight" -Kahlil Gibran
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