Shirley Joan James

August 8, 1944 - June 6, 2017

Peacefully, after a short, courageous fight with lung cancer at Belleville General Hospital on June 6th, 2017. Shirley James, of Belleville, at the age of 72. Beloved wife of Leon James. Mother of Cathy (Sylvain) and the late Michael and step-mother of Stephan and Rosanne. Beloved grandmother of Ashley (Anthony) and their children Natalie, Monica, Samara and Nathan and step-grandmother of Kendall and Tyson. Dear sister of Val (Bill) and sister-in-law of Gary and the late Pat. Remembered by her nieces, nephews and friends. Shirley was an active member of Curves and will be missed at the many local “Show and Shines”. A private family graveside service was held at Glenwood Cemetery, Picton. A Celebration of Shirley’s life will be held on Sunday 18 June 2017 from 12-3pm at Sans Souci Banquet and Conference Centre, 240 Front St. Belleville. If desired, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be appreciated by the family. Arrangements entrusted to the Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street, Picton, Ontario.