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1766 Franklin Boulevard
Cambridge, ON N3C 1N8
Phone: (519) 658-9366
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Shirley Steinke

Shirley Devona Steinke (Sawyer)

Monday, September 14th, 1936 - Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
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STEINKE, Shirley Devona
September 14, 1936-January 1, 2020

Sadly on January 1, 2020, surrounded by her family, Shirley Devona Steinke, of Cambridge, Ontario, passed away in her 84th year. Predeceased by her loving parents, Clair and Josephine Sawyer. Left to mourn her loss is her devoted husband of 40 years, Alfred Robert Steinke. Beloved mother of Brenda Court (Kent), Sharon Nielsen (Murray), Allen Cann (Frances), Janet Cornish (Ron), Bonny Cann (Daniel) and predeceased in 1996 by son, Donny Cann. Also left to mourn are 15 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and 2 great, great grandchildren. Loving sister of Jack (Fran) and Robert Sawyer, and Deloris Bailey. Predeceased by brother Garry in 2004. Sister-in-law to (predeceased) Louise, Ron (Angela), and Walter (Beverly). She will be missed by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Shirley Devona was born in Haliburton, Ontario, and grew up in Toronto. She resided in Cambridge with her husband for many years. Resting at Lounsbury Funeral Home, 1766 Franklin Blvd., Cambridge where family will receive friends on Friday, January 10, 2020 from 6 – 9 p.m. and again on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment to follow at New Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Lung Association, or Cancer Society if preferred.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, January 10th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Friday, January 10th, 2020 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Lounsbury Funeral Home
    Address
    1766 Franklin Boulevard
    Cambridge, Ontario N3C 1N8
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  • Second Visitation

    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Lounsbury Funeral Home
    Address
    1766 Franklin Boulevard
    Cambridge, Ontario N3C 1N8
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  • Service

    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Lounsbury Funeral Home
    Address
    1766 Franklin Boulevard
    Cambridge, Ontario N3C 1N8
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    Officiant
    Daria Salemka
  • Interment

    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 |
    When
    Saturday, January 11th, 2020
    Location
    New Hope Cemetery
    Address
    235 Cooper Street
    Cambridge, Ontario N3C 2J9
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Bonny Cann

Posted at 11:59am
Thank you to my Mother's friends and our family for all the love and support that we have received. It means so much at this time.
Thank you to the staff of Cambridge hospital who were so accommodating to our needs during mom's hospital Stay both in ICU and in Emerge. Thank you for your gentleness with my mom and for her excellent care!
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Bonny Cann

Posted at 11:45am
Dear Mom:
Its been 30 days since you left us and I already know my life has changed forever. I miss our morning e-mails, our visits and I miss you! I hope that you are with all those family members who passed before you. I hope that Donny was there to greet you along with Grandma and Grandpa. Your life has been up and down with challenges both physically and emotionally. I'm so happy that you had Al for the past 40 years. Know that you were truly loved and it is my hope that you are at peace now and no more oxygen, medications, medical appointments that I know you hated to go to!! No more difficulties breathing and I hope your heart is like brand new again. I love you and wish you peace for all eternity!
Love your youngest, Kitten (Bonny)
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Terry & Marilyn Johnston

Posted at 02:17pm
Our deepest sympathies. RIP Devona
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Terry and Marilyn Johnston

Posted at 01:11pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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