MAKRA, Shirley (nee McCormick) – Peacefully, after a short struggle with cancer on Monday December 4, 2012 at the age of 68 years. Cherished Mother of David Falkins, and wife Minnie of Guelph and Trudy Falkins of Chatham. Daughter of the late Viola Burnham and Orville McCormick. Dear Sister of Gordon McCormick of Erieau and Joan Mayville Blenheim. Predeceased by sisters Mary Lou Vidler and Janet Fitzgerald and brothers Lyle McCormick, Carl McCormick and Ralph McCormick. Sadly missed by 3 Grandchildren, Michelle, Dale and Connor Falkins. Fondly remembered by her lifelong friends Midge and Nick Doyle and Hartley Vidler. At her request there will be no visitation. Family will have a private ceremony following cremation. Donations made in memory of Shirley to the Canadian Cancer Society or the OSPCA of Chatham-Kent would be appreciated. Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com. McKinlay Funeral Home, 141 Park Street, Blenheim, Ontario, 519-676-3451.