It is with great sadness that the family of Shirley Ann Sterling, age 68, of Amherst announce her passing on Friday, January 4, 2013 at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan, NS.
Born in Parrsboro, NS she was a daughter of the late Robert M. and Louise (McCulley) Rector.
Shirley enjoyed music loved to go to Dick’s Jamboree every Tuesday night in Amherst. She also enjoyed traveling in the Maritimes and Ontario to visit family.
She is survived by her husband Ralph, one sister Darlene (Robert) MacPherson of Antigonish, NS, two brothers Charles (Kathy) Rector of Northport, NS and Fred (Emma) Rector of Stellarton, NS and several half brothers and sisters and nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Shirley was predeceased by a sister Doreen Thibeault.
Cremation has taken place.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 from 1 - 3 p.m. followed by the funeral service at 3 p.m. all in Campbell’s Funeral Home, Amherst, NS. (667-9906) with Rev. Byron Corkum officiating.
Memorial donations in Shirley’s memory may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association or the N.S. Lung Association.
Interment will take place in the spring in Parrsboro.
Online condolences and sharing of memories may be made to the family via: www.campbellsamherst.ca