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Byrnes, Shannon Louise (Died)
appeared in Woodstock Sentinel, 17 Dec 2021
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BYRNES, Shannon Louise

September 6, 1975 - December 13, 2021

It is with sadness, we the family, wish to announce the passing of our much loved, daughter, life partner, sister, aunt, niece and friend, Shannon Louise Byrnes, of Woodstock and formerly of Tillsonburg, on Monday, December 13, 2021, at the Woodstock General Hospital, at the age of 46. Born in Mount Forest, Ontario, everyone that knew Shannon will remember her sincere love for animals. She had two special pets over her life, her faithful canine companion Rena, and her cat Zola. For several years, she was employed at companies in Tillsonburg and Delhi, where she worked on inventory control and data inputting. Shannon is survived by her much loved mother Sharon Barnard, of Tillsonburg and caring father John (Nancie) Byrnes, of Tillsonburg, by her longtime partner John Cody, of Woodstock, her brother Jay Byrnes, of Delhi, and his daughter Ravyn Byrnes, of Tillsonburg. Also survived by her aunts and uncles: Patricia (Frank Palen), Norma (Rene) Verkest, Bob (Beth) Byrnes, Shirley (Maas) Brunekreeft, Darwin Barnard (late Donna), by a good friend Brian Gravelle and by several cousins and friends. Predeceased by her grandparents Cora E. Byrnes, John M. Byrnes, Helen L. Barnard, Andrew D. Barnard.

In keeping with Shannon's expressed wishes, burial will take place in the Tillsonburg Cemetery. All who knew Shannon are invited to attend a Graveside Service, on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. in the Tillsonburg Cemetery, under the guidance of Rev. Pat Cook, Voluntary Associate Minister, of St. Paul's United Church, Tillsonburg. All attendees are asked to wear masks and maintain social distancing protocols. A private (by invitation only please) family viewing will be held on Friday, in the Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes - Burial and Cremation Services Inc. Chapel, Tillsonburg. At Shannon's online tribute page at www.verhoevefuneralhomes.com, all are invited to share fond memories, favourite photos, send flowers or contribute memorial donations to the "Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals" or to the "London Humane Society" or to the charity of your choice, all of which would be gratefully acknowledged by Shannon's family. The Maurice J. Verhoeve Funeral Homes- Burial and Cremation Services Inc., 262 Broadway, Tillsonburg (519-842-4238), has been entrusted with all funeral arrangements, with confidence.

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17 Dec 2021
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Byrnes, Shannon Louise (Died)