Shirley Jeannine Jesson (Stevens) was a loved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, great-aunt, daughter, friend, and the matriarch of her family. After 89 years of love and laughter, Shirley is reunited with Leslie Ralph Jesson, her husband and the one and only love of her life, who passed away in 1992. Shirley passed away quietly on Friday, March 29, 2019.
Her beautiful life story will forever be cherished in the lives of: her 3 children; son Daniel Jesson (Joanie), daughter Lesley Jones (Stephen), and son David Jesson (Paul Stewart), her 6 grandchildren; Findlay Jesson-Sidenberg (Aaron), Caley Vandervelt (Lars), Dane Jesson (Giselle Zhou-Jesson), Alexandra Skyvington (Brett), Madison Jones (John Gallant), and Samantha Jones, and her 4 great-grandchildren; Grae, Reave, Zooey, and Charlotte Jeannine. Shirley is predeceased by her parents, Charles and Mabel Steed, her husband, Leslie, and her sister Joan DeWilde.
Shirley’s family is forever grateful that she spent her entire life caring unconditionally for her family members. Shirley was the ultimate caregiver to everyone: her husband, her sister, her children and her grandchildren. She loved to play cards, watch Dancing With the Stars, travel, go to the movies, and enjoy a hot cup of tea with a sweet. She will always be remembered for her laughter, her light-hearted nature, and finding great joy in everyday simple things.
We miss you already, and forever! "Nana", your cane will never be misplaced again; it has a permanent home alongside our fireplace.