Ellen "Nellie" Shields

September 15, 1925 - January 20, 2011 

Ellen "Nellie" Shields

September 15, 1925 - January 20, 2011 

Obituary for Ellen "Nellie" Shields

SHIELDS, Ellen “Nellie” (nee Dargan)- Passed away on Thursday, January 20th, 2011 at Lakeridge Health Oshawa at the age of 85. Beloved wife of Richard “Dickie” Shields for over 64 years. Dear Mom to Eleanor Barry (Ron), Sandi Stuart (Jim), Susie Shiels (Jay), Kathy Parker (Mike) and Rick (Sandi). Granny to 19 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. Predeceased by a son Jimmy(2008). Nellie will also be sadly missed by Vera Smith (Larry) and daughter in-law Donna. Fondly remembered by family and friends in Ireland and England.

The Shields family would like to express their gratitude and thanks to the Dialysis Unit staff at Lakeridge Health Oshawa for their caring and support.

A memorial visitation will be held at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME, 124 King St. E., Oshawa (905) 433-4711 on Friday, January 28th from 7-9pm

Memorial mass will take place at St. Gertrude’s Roman Catholic Church, 690 King St. E., Oshawa, on Saturday, January 29th at 10am.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Dialysis Unit at Lakeridge Health Oshawa.



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