Obituary of Shirley Marie Manning
March 10, 1931 – Guelph, Ontario
March 24, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta
Shirley was born in Guelph, Ontario on March 10, 1931 and moved to Toronto after marrying Austin in 1956. She moved to Calgary in 1965 with Austin and her first two children, Robert, and Donna. She missed her family and the splendid autumns in Ontario but came to love the majestic Rockies.
Shirley accomplished much through her life and was particularly proud of her family, children, grandchildren, and great-granddaughters.
Shirley is survived by her son Robert Douglas; two daughters and two sons-in-law, Donna Lynn Manning, and Ron Cornish, Annemarie and Peter Mickelson; six grandchildren, Trevor, Lucie Cornish (Michael Schleppe), Emilie, and Geoffrey (Catherine Vu) Cornish, and Matthew and Adam Mickelson; two great-granddaughters, Georgia Lynn and Jacklyn Marie Schleppe; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Shirley was predeceased by her husband, Austin Lyle Manning, sister Margaret Evelyn Tibbles, and her parents Richard John and Lucy Anna Cook.
A private family memorial will be held, and a recording of the service will be available for family and friends.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary , AB T2N 4N1 Telephone: (403) 220-3558, hbi.ucalgary.ca or may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.