PIXLEY, Shirley (1934-2020) – passed away peacefully at Bridge Street Retirement Home in Belleville, on October 25th, 2020, in her 86th year, after a brief battle with Cancer.
Shirley was born and raised in Bloomfield, Ontario and was the daughter of Harold & Eva Rolston. She married Donald Pixley from Napanee and after 10 years of marriage she was widowed with three children. She worked hard to support her children and was a strict and loving single parent.
Shirley worked at the Belleville General Hospital as a Unit Co-ordinator on the Pediatric floor and came home many evenings saddened for the sick children. After leaving the hospital she worked at the Milady dress store in downtown Belleville and volunteered at the hospital and the Alzheimers Society.
She will be remembered by her son, Larry Pixley (Janet), of Corbyville, and daughter, Sandy Sikma (Fred), of Corbyville. Predeceased by her daughter, Joan Elder.
Beloved grandmother to Brad, Melissa, Jamie & Jessica, Amy & Laura and beloved great grandmother to Faith, Sam and Claire.
Many thanks to the staff at Bridge Street Retirement Home for their loving care in her final days.
As per Shirley’s wishes, cremation arrangements have been made and entrusted with Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West, Belleville (613-968-2273). A Celebration of her life may be held at a later date.
If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Alzheimers Society would be appreciated by the family.