Shirley Elizabeth Mcivor
Obituary For Shirley Elizabeth Mcivor
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Shirley Elizabeth Mcivor.
Shirley McIvor 83 of Musquodoboit Harbour passed away peacefully at her home in Lower Sackville on Tuesday, January 31, 2023.
Born in Musquodoboit Harbour, Shirley was the daughter of Lawrence and Lily Jean McIvor. Shirley worked for the Halifax Provincial Governnent where she was well known and loved. Shirley was a beautiful, kind and considerate person.Shirleys family, friends and beloved pets is what she cherished most in life. She always took care of those close to her without expecting anything in return. Shirley was grateful for the simple things in life like a good homecooked meal, friends, company and a laugh or two. Shirley lived for the moment and didn't let things bother her. She enjoyed life. Shirley was passionate about her faith. She enjoyed getting all dressed up and going to church on Sundays. She had a lot of people in her life including great great neices and nephews, cousins, friends and her important life long friends who she spent time with and spoke to often. Shirley never forgot a birthday and always had a card & gift to make you feel special. She enjoyed knitting, loved bowling and was an avid womens league bowler. Shirley loved to cook & bake.We will all miss her chocolate chip cookies she always had at the ready.
Some of our best memories were created during our routine holiday and birthday gatherings at Shirleys home and her turkey & ham dinners. Shirley was always making sandwiches & desserts for church functions, fairs,baby showers and more. Shirley took with her a wealth of knowledge of the eastern shores history and its families,which came with living in Musquodboit Harbour for 82 years.
Shirley was predeseased by her parents Lawrence & Lily jean Mcivor, Sister Laura (Don), brother Vic (marie),sister Gloria Biso.
Shirley is survived by her great niece Katrina & children, great neice Kara (Percy) & children, great nephew gregory( Leah) & children, Neice in Law Christina Philpitt,Cousin Bob(robert) Gorden (susie) ,great nephew Matt Gorman,Great Neice Kayleigh biso and Nephew Arthur(Blake) Biso.
Memorial Service will be at held at United Church of Canada First United in Musquodoboit Harbour 7964 hwy 7 on Thursday February 9th at 2pm.
Burial of cremated remains will be at a later date.