SHILSON, Marie Peacefully, with her family by her side, on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at C.E.E. Hospital, Petrolia, Betty Marie Shilson (nee Whittal) passed away in her 90th year. Beloved wife to the late Morley Shilson (2013) for 64 years. Cherished mother to the late Brenda (John) Rogers of Warwick, the late Bradford Shilson and David (Sharon) Shilson of Petrolia. Loved Nana of Quentin (Jocelyn) Rogers of London, Kendall (Jodena) Rogers of Calgary, Jared (Michaela) Shilson of Toronto and Great- Nana to Xavier, Arwen and Jace Rogers and Sophia and Emmett Rogers. Dear sister to Don (the late Margaret) Whittal. Marie will be dearly missed by many special brothers and sisters-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephews on both the Shilson and Whittal sides. Marie was a talented seamstress and quilter, and longtime church organist and choir director at the Inwood United Church. Words of Committal will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at McDowell Cemetery, southeast corner of South Middle Road and Essex Road 37 (Gracey Side Road) in Comber. A Celebration of Life and Lunch will take place at the Car Barn, 23 Talbot Street E, Wheatley, ON following the Committal. Arrangements entrusted to NEEDHAM-JAY FUNERAL HOME Petrolia. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the charity of your own choosing in Marie's name. Memories, pictures and condolences may be shared online at www.needhamjay.com .
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