Austin, Shirley Grace – peacefully, at Hastings Manor, on Thursday, March 27th, 2014 in her 86th year.  Daughter of the late Gordon and Laura Mae Simpson. Beloved wife of the late Charles Austin. Dear mother of Darlene (Mark) Rowbottom of St. Catherines, Cheryl (Greg) Austin-Haley of Cobourg, Lyle, Chris, Debbie and Tim (Christie) Austin, all of Belleville. Grandmother of Lindsay and Scott and great grandmother of Jenniss. Predeceased by one son, Doug, sisters, Jane Trumble and Audrey Simpson and brother, Dwayne Simpson.

Family and friends are invited to gather at Belleville Cemetery, Section “F” on Tuesday, April 1st 2014 at 11:00 a.m. for a graveside service. Funeral arrangements in the care of Steele Funeral Home, Moira Street Chapel, 30 Moira Street West (613 968-2273).

If desired, Memorial Donations to the Alzheimer Society would be appreciated.

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