Sheldon (Reid), Frances (nee Whaley)

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at the Franklin Gardens Long Term Care Centre at the age of 88 years.  Beloved wife of the late Emerson Reid (1994) and Sydney Sheldon (2009).  Loving mother of Brenda Shilson and husband Murray, Marlene Wilkinson and husband Dave, Herb Reid (Mary Hrabets), predeceased by daughter-in-law Liz Reid (2007).  Always remembered by her extended family Susan and Larry Hughes, Jane Shreeve and their families. Cherished grandmother of Kim and Martin Campbell, Krista and Nat Milana, Nick and Krista Shilson, Scott and Kathy Wilkinson, Tim and Laura Wilkinson, Tracy and Cale Armstrong, Steven Reid and Aysia.  Loved great grandmother of Caitlin, Kieran, Devin, Michael, Kailee, Caira, Gemma, Max, Elise, Paightyn, Shyanne, Lauren, Dallas.  Dear sister of the late Arleen Towle (2009). Frances was a long time member of the Mersea United Church, UCW and the Half Century Club.  She was a former employee of the Leamington Fair Board and Sears Canada.  Frances was also a volunteer at the Foot Care Clinic and with Meals on Wheels.  Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Monday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service to celebrate Frances’ life will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 11 a.m.  Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.  If you so desire, donations may be made by cheque to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or Sick Children’s Hospital.  Family and friends are invited to share their memories and condolences online at

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