Entered into eternal rest with her family by her side on March 30, 2016 at 73 years of age. Treasured wife of Tim Shanahan with whom she celebrated 53 years of marriage. Daughter of the late Raymond and Grace Forbes. Daughter-in-law of the late Raymond and Helen Shanahan. Loving mother of Carolyn LeMay (Sean), Mike Shanahan (Heather), Kevin Shanahan (Christine), Kathleen Prentice (Drae) and Maureen Weissenboeck (Mark). Treasured Grandma of Rebecca, Travis, Brodie, Kendra and Jeremiah; Taylor, Matthew, Abbey and Jacob; Brianne; Madison, Zachary, Megan and Maya; Dean and Grace. Great-grandma of Lyla. Sister of Stan Forbes (Cecile), Mary Jane Borrell (Dan), Cathy Guilbeault (Len) and Elaine MacIntyre (Robbie); the late Joe Forbes (Margaret) and Charles Forbes (Ruth Ann). Sister-in-law of Dennis Shanahan (Cindy) and Linda Dalgleish (Bob); the late Garnet Shanahan (Beatrice) and Ruth Ann Shanahan (1957). Also survived by many nieces, nephews, friends and neighbours. Isabelle was a long time member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Woodslee and the CWL. Both Tim and Isabelle operated Pine Grove Farms where many people enjoyed a hayride and her good food for 30 years. Isabelle is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex on Saturday from 7-9 p.m. and Sunday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. CWL Prayers Sunday at 3 p.m. Parish Prayers Sunday at 7:30 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Woodslee on Monday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at St. John the Evangelist Cemetery. Donations may be made to Family Respite Services (to support families in our community who are caring for children with disabilities). You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com
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