AUSTIN, Shirley Madeline: of Belleville, at Kingston General Hospital, on Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Born in Belleville, on June 23, 1944, the daughter of Mary (Tuepah) Johnston and the late Charles Wright. Shirley will be missed by her mother, her son Charles Shorts, her brothers Allan (Louise) Wright, and Robert Wright (Laura Price), many nieces and nephews, and her many dear friends. Predeceased by her step-father Leo Johnston. Friends will be received at the Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira St. W., Belleville (613 968-2273), on Thursday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated by Rev. Fr. Tim Shea, on Friday, June 28, at 12 noon, at St. Joseph's Church, 399 Victoria Avenue, Belleville. Cremation to follow, with Interment at St. Edmund's Cemetery, Stoco. Donations appreciated to St. Joseph's Church.
Arrangements for Shirley Austin were entrusted to the Cassidy Funeral Home, Tweed, Ontario (613 478-3807)