Buchanan-front1Buchanan, Mrs. Lottie Donelda “Nupsy” (nee Shearer Burley)

1929-2013.  Passed away peacefully on Monday, April 1, 2013, at Marshall Gowland Manor in Sarnia where she had resided for four years.  Before that she had lived in Bright’s Grove, Stokes Bay, and Lindsay Township.  She was predeceased by her parents Duncan and Margaret (McLay) Shearer and by her two husbands John R. “Jack” Buchanan (2011) and McIver “Cive” Burley (1971).  She was also predeceased by her sister Marion Isabel “Tiny” Shearer Burley Moloy and her brothers Archie, Clinton, Kenneth, Garnet, Sheldon, George and Norman.  She is survived by and sadly missed by her children Patsy (Kirby) Burley Lucas of Saint John, New Brunswick, Terry (Sue) Burley of Owen Sound and Mary Ann Burley Lougheed (Don Pearce) of Sarnia.  Her loss is also deeply felt by brothers Carl (Sandra) Shearer of Lion’s Head and Keith Shearer of Welland and by her grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  Nupsy was a loving, thoughtful caregiver her entire life helping her mother with her younger brothers and then taking over their care completely when her mother passed away in 1944.  Everyone who knew her was touched by her kind and generous hospitality and enjoyed her delicious home cooking, especially her butter tarts.  Nupsy was a member of the Women’s Institute in Stokes Bay and the Ladies Auxiliary to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 202 in Lion’s Head.  Friends may call at the FOREST CHAPEL OF DENNING FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 9 James Street South, Forest, on Friday, April 5, 2013, from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm.  A Memorial Service will take place in the chapel at 2:00 pm.  Interment to follow at Beechwood Cemetery.  For those who wish, in memoriam donations to the Alzheimer’s Society or to the charity of one’s choice would be appreciated by the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.denningfuneralhome.com  Posted free at canadaobits.ca

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