Shelley-Janet Marie of St. Thomas, passed away on Monday, January 12, 2015, at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital, in her 60th year. Loved mother of Michael Pratt and his partner Beth Van Colen and Amanda Pratt and her partner John Hewlette. Dearly loved grandma to Josh and Annabella Pratt, Meranda, Justine, Derrick and David Collinson and Ava and Desire Hewlette. Dear friend of Barry Simpson. Loved sister of Doreen (Walt) Thibodeau, of St. Thomas, Gerald Shelley (Doris) of Alberta, Ron Shelley (Chrissy) of Port Bruce, Sandra Hatch of St. Thomas, Marlene Shelley (Doug Mathews) of West Lorne, Debbie (Eric) Else of St. Thomas, David Shelley of Tillsonburg and the late Leonard Shelley. Sadly missed by a number of nieces and nephews. Janet was born in St. Thomas on March 24th, 1955, the daughter of the late Leonard and Jeanette (Ankersmit) Shelley. Janet worked for Erie Iron until it closed. She was a longtime rural driver for the St. Thomas Times Journal.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas where funeral service will be held Friday at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow, with private interment of ashes in Union Cemetery. Visitation Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Remembrances may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.