It is with great sadness that we, the family of Shirley Sarah (Fleet) Kennedy, announce her peaceful passing on Friday, February 19, 2021 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney, surrounded by her family.
Born on June 21, 1930 in Halifax, Shirley was the daughter of the late Elvie and Mildred (Luddington) Fleet.
Before retirement, 31 years ago, Shirley was employed by National Sea Products and the Fortress of Louisbourg. She was known for her kindness, generosity, faith in God and her ability to make people laugh.
Besides her parents, Shirley was predeceased by her husband, James Kennedy; three sons, James ‘Jimmy’, Brian and Georgie; sisters, Yvonne (Fleet) Kozera and Helen (Fleet) Bishop.
Shirley is survived by her three grandsons, Stephen, Christopher (Rachel), Vancouver and Andrew; special niece, Judy; as well as many more nieces and nephews.
There will be no visitation for the late Shirley Kennedy. Memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church St.), Whitney Pier on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 1 p.m. with Rev. Sheldon Chant officiating. Interment will take place in Stella Maris Parish Cemetery, Louisbourg at a later date. The service will be live streamed for those who cannot attend. You can find the link on our website at the time of the service.
Donations in memory of Shirley may be made to the Cape Breton Cancer Care Centre.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.
So sorry for your loss. Condolences to all of you.
From: Linda (Fleet) & Cliff Coveyduc
My condolences to Stephen, Chris, and Andrew on the death of your grandmother. I am deeply saddened . What a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother! I was so lucky to have met her and to have her as my neighbour. We had many chats and lots of good laughs. She is happy now and at rest.
From: Betty ( Humeniuk ) Mc Intosh
So sorry to hear about Shirley passing our thought and prayers go to the family may God bless you all love Ann and Aubrey Shepard
From: Ann shepard