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NURSE: Shirley Bernice (Lankin) of Lucan

Posted By Haskett Funeral Homes On October 31, 2020 @ 11:23 AM In Lucan,Obituary | 59 Comments

NURSE: Shirley Bernice (Lankin) of Lucan

Peacefully at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital on Saturday, October 31, 2020 of Lucan, at the age of 83. Beloved wife of the late Gerry Nurse (2019). Cherished mother of  Vicki and Dennis Daubs of Lucan, Connie and David Garrison of Port Franks, the late Brenda Chillingworth (1999), Don and Joanne Liley, and Jeff and Candace Liley all of Grand Bend. Proud grandma of Michael and Wendy, Jason and Hilda, Matthew and Heather; Jesse and Larissa, Mackenzie and Elizabeth; Jennifer, Travis and Ashley; Whitney and Zach, Jake and Allie; Chad, Madison, and Cole and Tenisha. Adored great-grandma of Hannah, Peyton, Andi, Frankie, Tenley, Levi, and Brooks. Dear sister of Bill Lankin. Predeceased by son-in-law Paul Hackman, siblings, Donna, Pat, and Glenn.

A private family memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 3rd at 11 AM with Rev. Ken Whiting officiating. Though the service is private, the family invites you to join with them from the comfort of your home. Stream the service live by visiting www.facebook.com/haskettfh. Cremation with interment St. James Cemetery, Clandeboye.

Donations to the Alzheimer Society, or the London Abused Women’s Centre would be appreciated by the family.

Condolences for the family of “NURSE: Shirley Bernice (Lankin) of Lucan”

Condolence from Doug & Betty Lynn Eckel on October 31st, 2020 12:12 PM

Don & Joanne, Jeff & Candace: We are very sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Cherish all of your wonderful memories. Thinking of you all. ♥

Condolence from Jody on October 31st, 2020 12:36 PM

So very sorry for your loss! Shirley was an amazing woman, she will forever be in my heart. Heaven gained a beautiful angel, Rest In Peace, Shirley! ❤️❤️❤️

Condolence from Jean Deluce on October 31st, 2020 1:42 PM

I want to give my condolence to the family as I find it so hard to believe. She will truly be missed by many.

Condolence from Ferlin Sovereign on October 31st, 2020 2:08 PM

So sorry for your loss guys .
Your mom , grandma was a great lady , we had some great laughs when I was younger !
I will enjoy those memories of Shirley and Gerry . Our deepest condolences to you guys .
Ferlin and Julie

Condolence from Janis and Chuck on October 31st, 2020 4:29 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time
Janis and Chuck

Condolence from Julie and Dave on October 31st, 2020 5:00 PM

This is never an easy time for family and friends. Wishing Shirley eternal peace. Cherish your memories. Take support from those around you. Our deepest sympathy to your entire family. Dave and Julie

Condolence from Glen and Linda Finch on October 31st, 2020 5:12 PM

We are SO sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing.
Shirley and Gerry were just loved by everyone!!
Our deepest sympathy to you all.

Condolence from Murray and Edith Yeo on October 31st, 2020 5:18 PM

Vicki, Dennis, and Family

So very sorry to read of your loss. Losing your Mother is very hard at any time. May your many memories help carry you through this very difficult time.

Condolence from Jean Hickson on October 31st, 2020 6:23 PM

Sincere condolences to Shirley’s family. She was a lovely lady.

Condolence from Vicky O’Brien on October 31st, 2020 7:30 PM

So sorry to hear about Shirley. Thinking about all of you.
Vicky O’Brien

Condolence from Joan and Dave Goddard on October 31st, 2020 8:52 PM

To the Family
Sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad and difficult time.

Condolence from Sheila Butchart on October 31st, 2020 9:40 PM

My prayers and love to Shirleys family , she was a gentle soul always with
a smile that loved her family
Blessings Sheila

Condolence from Bob and Anne Pincombe and Family on October 31st, 2020 9:46 PM

Dear Nurse Family

Sending our condolence on the passing of your Mother,grandmother,sister,
Treasure your memories

Condolence from Dan & Judy Alce on November 1st, 2020 7:40 AM

Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this sad time.

Condolence from Evelyne Rollings on November 1st, 2020 8:21 AM

Dear vicki, Dennis and family,
So sorry for your loss, your mother was a beautiful person.
She will be a lovely angle.

Condolence from Fred a Brenda Smith on November 1st, 2020 9:08 AM

Sorry to hear of mom passing she was a lovely lady always keep the good times close to your heart
Mom is now with the love of her life and Brenda beside her side
Big Hugs to all

Condolence from Hosking on November 1st, 2020 9:25 AM

Our condolences in the passing of Shirley.
We have many fond memories of Shirley.
Thinking of you.
Steve and Mac

Condolence from Liz Hodgins & Alan Gates on November 1st, 2020 9:38 AM

Vicki, Connie, Don, Jeff and Families, we are very sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. She was a lovely Lady. Keep your memories close to help you through this difficult time and those in the future. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time.

Condolence from Linda Thompson on November 1st, 2020 9:52 AM

Vickie & family, I’m truly sorry for the loss of your Mother, may your memories be a blessing
God Bless 🙏

Condolence from Don &Dorothy Lankin on November 1st, 2020 9:55 AM

Sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing . Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Condolence from Nancy Bieber on November 1st, 2020 9:59 AM

I am so sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all

Condolence from Ray & Sue Heffernan on November 1st, 2020 10:23 AM

Our Deepest Sympathy to Shirley’s Family, Our Thoughts & Prayers are with you at this very difficult time.
Ray & Sue

Condolence from Brian Blackburn on November 1st, 2020 11:05 AM

Don & Joanne, Jeff & Candace

Our condolences go out to you all during this difficult time. Keep all the great memories close to your heart. We are thinking of you guys.

Brian & Heather Blackburn

Condolence from Gary andLinda Hayter on November 1st, 2020 11:17 AM

Gary and Linda Hayter. We are so sorry to hear of Shirleys passing. It is so hard to lose your mom.Thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very hard time.

Condolence from Sue Riley on November 1st, 2020 2:08 PM

Travis and Ashley
Thinking of you during this difficult time.

Condolence from Brenda Morgan on November 1st, 2020 4:00 PM

I will always remember Shirley, as a lady who made everyone feel welcome, and she always knew just what to say to make you feel comfortable. I can still hear her laugh,, and will never forget her warmth and her beautiful smile. I believe a Mothers love is forever,,, in the lessons she taught you, the patience she showed you, and her love for you,
that she gave so freely. I can’t even imagine what the reunion was like, when Shirley saw Jerry and Brenda again. I just know her heart would be bursting with love when she saw them and that beautiful smile will be seen by them once again.. Don and I are so sorry for your profound loss,, you are in are thoughts, during this incredibly difficult time.

Condolence from Dale and Linda Froats on November 1st, 2020 4:09 PM

Always enjoyed our visits with Shirley and Jerry in Lucan. Each time we drive by on William street we will look in and remember Shirley’s love of cutting their grass and keeping their place immaculate. They were a lovely couple and we send our sympathy to all the family at this time. Shirley is now at peace and everything is in order.

Condolence from Joyce Sovereign on November 1st, 2020 7:18 PM

Vicki,Connie,Don,Jeff and families

There is a part of me that is happy for Shirley,this part of her journey is over and she will be whole again ,with Gerry and Brenda,a happy day for her lm sure .It is hard to part with your Mother for sure .May God comfort each one of you ,her grandchildren and greats as well.Remember all the happy times now .Hugs to you all💞🙏🏻

Condolence from Grace Rollings on November 1st, 2020 9:02 PM

Clarke & Grace Rollings

Sincere condolences to Shirley’s family. May she rest in peace.

Clarke and Grace Rollings

Condolence from Brian & Luanne Herbert on November 2nd, 2020 4:27 AM

Sorry to hear of Shirley`s passing. Please accept our sincere condolence at this difficult time.

Condolence from RON AND GLENDA on November 2nd, 2020 5:43 AM

Our Sincere Condolences to Your Family, Never Easy, Keep those Beautiful Memories close

Sincerely Ron & Glenda Lindenfield

Condolence from Richard and Bonnie Vandenberk on November 2nd, 2020 8:17 AM

So sorry for your loss.
Sending sincere condolences and thinking of you at this sad time.

Condolence from Tim Ryan on November 2nd, 2020 8:37 AM

Very sorry to hear the passing of your Mom,
There were lots of laughs and fun times years ago, may you all hold those times and her love close.

Condolence from Kellie Maslen on November 2nd, 2020 10:35 AM

Vicki, Dennis and family:

I am so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Please accept my deepest condolences.

Condolence from Frank and Dianne Dietrich on November 2nd, 2020 10:57 AM

To the entire family of Shirley Nurse,
You must be so proud of the life she lived, she was always so warm and easy to talk to, truly a class act. I would visit her different times at the antique shop and had purchased several things from her that will hold a little extra special place in my heart now. Our condolences, Frank and Dianne Dietrich

Condolence from Liz Jenkin on November 2nd, 2020 11:14 AM

My sympathies on the loss of your loved one. Hold on to all the treasured memories.

Condolence from Karen and Ken Curtis on November 2nd, 2020 11:41 AM

Vicki, Connie, Don, Jeff and Families, we are very sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. She was a wonderful person and will be missed by many.

Condolence from Don and Diane Williams on November 2nd, 2020 12:01 PM

Vicki, Dennis and Family So sorry to hear that Shirley has passed, she was a wonderful lady. We know she will be sadly missed by each and everyone of your family. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Condolence from Jim and Helen Hearn on November 2nd, 2020 12:21 PM

Our sincere condolences on the loss of your Mother and Grandmother. She will be fondly remembered and missed in the community.
Jim and Helen

Condolence from Larry Lewis on November 2nd, 2020 7:46 PM

Vicki, Connie, Don, and Jeff.

So sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. Our deepest sympathy and prayers go out to all of you and your families.

Larry and Lynda Lewis

Condolence from Wayne, Julie, Dylan & Emily Pryce on November 3rd, 2020 7:57 AM

Vicki, Connie, Don, Jeff and Families, We are so sorry for your loss, may loving memories bring you peace, comfort and strength.

Condolence from Tom Hearn on November 3rd, 2020 8:50 AM

I’m so sorry to hear this sad news. You have my deepest condolences.

Condolence from Doug and Joanne Latta on November 3rd, 2020 8:57 AM

Heart felt condolences to the family. Hold all your beautiful memories of her close in your heart and share her story.
She was a wonderful lady!

Doug & Joanne Latta

Condolence from Jakki Wiseman on November 3rd, 2020 10:11 AM

A send a heartfelt hug to you all. Shirley was such an amazing woman and she will be so missed. I am so sorry to each of you…

Condolence from BettyDuncan on November 3rd, 2020 11:50 AM

So sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing – The Lankin family and my family have been friends as far back as public school when we all lived in Birr. She will be dearly missed by so very many -. Treasure your memories. – condolences to the Nurse family.

Condolence from Sherry Bodkin on November 3rd, 2020 12:58 PM

To the Nurse and Liley family:
My condolences to all of you in the loss of your mom/grandma. I remember her from Lucan with a great smile on her face and a love of her family in her heart. She was always kind to my Mom after my Dad passed away. Speak of her often, and follow her ways 💕
Sherry Bodkin (Froats)

Condolence from Brenda and Gord Moon on November 3rd, 2020 1:21 PM

To Vicki, Dennis ,and the whole family,

So sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom, Grandmother.
Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

Condolence from Gary McIlravey on November 3rd, 2020 2:24 PM

Connie and David: So sorry to hear about your Mom….our condolences and hugs to you and your family.
Gary McIlravey and Carolyn Wilson
Loppet, Ontario

Condolence from Kevin and Carol Windsor on November 3rd, 2020 5:54 PM

Vicki, Connie, Don, Jeff and Families
So very sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. She was a very special lady who always made us feel welcomed in her home during those Langford Lumber parties. Kevin always speaks very highly of Gerry and Shirley with the utmost respect. I am sure they are both smiling as they were re-united in a place of peace and love.
Please accept our sincere condolences for your loss.

Condolence from Connie Feke on November 3rd, 2020 5:56 PM

Jeff, Don and Families

We wanted to extend our condolences on the passing of your mother. We are sending our thoughts and friendship to you at this trying time. The loss of mother is great. However the hole that is left can eventually begin filling up with past memories of the love you all shared with her.

We are thinking of you.

Dan and Connie Feke

Condolence from Shelley & Louie Martin on November 3rd, 2020 7:05 PM

Condolences to all the family. Shirley was such a nice person. I remember Shirley and Gerry from my time in Lucan many years ago . They were always so sweet and kind. Cherish all the wonderful moments you enjoyed with her.

Condolence from Rose Welch on November 6th, 2020 4:48 PM

To all Shirley*s family,
I am thinking about you at this time, Your Mother, Sister, Grandmother. Great Grandmother was a class act.
Shirley will be missed by her family and community as she knew so many. Think and remember all the good times with her and Gerry.

Rose Welch

Condolence from Mark Heimrich on November 7th, 2020 7:33 AM

Connie & Family;

My sincere sympathy in your loss.

Mark (& Julie) Heimrich

Condolence from Marjorie & Family on November 9th, 2020 12:33 AM

Dearest Jen & family,
Deepest sympathies sent.

So many fond memories over many years.
Shirley was a sweet gem of a lady & a true matriarch of her family.Her positive outlook,strength,grace,humour & many other fine qualities were to be admired.

She was loved by many including my family,I’m so very saddened for your loss.

Condolence from PAMELA BICE on November 12th, 2020 12:48 PM

Sending condolences on the passing of your Mom.
It is never easy to lose a parent no matter how old we are.
Thinking of you
Pam Bice

Condolence from Jim and Wendy Thomas on November 13th, 2020 4:01 PM

So sorry for the belated condolences…..and so, so sorry for all of you on dear Shirley’s passing. She was such a friendly and classy lady and will be remembered fondly .
Sincerely Jim and Wendy Thomas

Condolence from Jeanett Wood on November 13th, 2020 9:27 PM

So sorry for the late condolence,I just heard about Shirley’s passing. She was a wonderful ,beautiful lady. I have very special memories of times I spent with her.
She was a treasure. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Jeanett Wood

Condolence from Diane Young on December 2nd, 2020 8:03 AM

Don, Jeff and families
Sorry for your loss, our sincere sympathy. Cherish your memories.

Condolence from Ron Nurse on December 11th, 2020 7:23 PM

OMG! I just heard about this and the passing of Jerry and Shirley. I’m so sorry to hear about this you guys…it’s been years. Hope you guys are doing ok. -RN

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