Shelley- Jeanette (Ankersmit) of Extendicare Home, Port Stanley passed away on Wednesday November 14, 2012 at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital in her 91st year. Beloved wife of the late Leonard Shelley (2000) and loving mother of Doreen Thibodeau (Walt) of St. Thomas, late Leonard Shelley (1991), Gerald Shelley (Doris) of Alberta., Don Shelley of B.C., Janet Shelley of St. Thomas, Ron Shelley (Chrissy) of Port Bruce, Sandra Hatch of St. Thomas, Marlene Shelley and partner Doug Matthews of West Lorne, David Shelley of Tillsonburg, Deb Else (Eric) of St. Thomas. Also survived by many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws. Jeanette was born April 14, 1922 in the Netherlands, the daughter of the late John and Jeanette Ankersmit. She was raised and lived in the Sparta-Union area all her early life.

A memorial service will be held at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin St., St. Thomas on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place and interment of ashes in Sparta Cemetery. Visitation Saturday one hour prior to the service from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Donations to the Diabetes Assoc. 

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