DownerShirley Jan13September 21, 1922 – January 13, 2014

Peacefully at Port Hope Community Nursing Home on Monday, January 13, 2014, in her 92nd year, Joyce, beloved wife of the late Eric Downer.  Dear mother of Lesley (Murray) Waller, Newcastle, Carol Walker, Daytona Beach, Fla., and David (Robin) Downer, Gilford.  Nan will be lovingly remembered by Chris (Donna), Stephen (Jackie), Barbara, Jimmy (Tanya), Matthew and Morgan.  Her great-grandchildren will sorely miss “Great Nan”.  She was so proud of them all: Sydney, Brody, Calli-Ann, Marshall, Alice-Louise, Joshua, Brian, Jack, Talen, Ronan and Kael.  Our special thanks to all the staff at the nursing home for the wonderful care they gave to Mom.  At her request, there will be a private family celebration of her life.  Cremation to follow.  If so desired, donations may be made to Northumberland Hills Hospital Foundation.  Condolences received at

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