ALLEN, SHIRLEY LOUISE – “Opening Act; April 23, 1923 / Closing Act; December 5, 2012.” At St. Joseph’s Hospice in Sarnia on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, Shirley Louise (Sumner) Allen, age 89 of Sarnia passed away. She was predeceased by her loving husband Capt. Andrew Angus Allen (1997), sister Donna Courage, parents Nellie (Dell) and Roy Sumner and son-in-laws Norman Lalonde and Albert Harse. She is survived by daughters Anne (Bob) Biewer and Carol Harse and son Richard (Pam) Allen. Special grandmother to Donald and Susan Lalonde, Kelly (Chris) Leroux, Rebecca (Darren) Clysdale, Jason (Shannon) Batson, Ethan, Emily and Caleb Harse, Sean (Tracy) Allen and Andrew (Rachel) Allen. Great-grandchildren AJ, Michael (Sorahya), Kristopher, Margaret, Nathan, Hannah, Tyler, Courtney, Paxton, Connor, Samantha, Isobel, Aiden and Jacob and great-great-granddaughter Kira. Nieces and nephews David (Sandy) Elliott, Jim (Joanne) Courage and Leslie Hollingworth. Shirley was very active at the Sarnia Golf & Curling Club and received a Life Membership. With a loyal group of SGCC members, many shows were performed for special events. She enjoyed directing summer camps at Lambrecton and was active with the C.G.I.T work board receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award for her dedication. Shirley had many friends at all ages and stages throughout her life and appreciated them all. Funeral services will be held at St. Paul’s United Church (360 Devine St. Sarnia) on Monday, December 10that 11:00 am. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at the D. J. Robb Funeral Home & Cremation Centre on Saturday, December 8th from 7:00 to 9:00 pm and Sunday, December 9th from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent through djrobb@cogeco.net

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