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Shirley Mae Edwards


Shirley Mae Edwards

Shirley Mae Edwards – Valley, passed away peacefully on her 91st birthday, Thursday, November 7, 2019, at The Mira Long Term Care Centre, Truro. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the late Percy and Florence (Staples) McNutt.

A long-time member of Crossroads Baptist Church, she practiced her faith and had a great love for the Lord. As a homemaker, she enjoyed gardening, reading and puzzles.

Shirley is survived by her children, Darlene Robar, Truro; Marlo McFadden, Middleton; Craig Jorgensen, Ottawa; grandchildren, Jamie Robar (Marsha), Michael Robar (Tamara), Matthew McFadden (Ruth), Kate McLeod (Joel), Eryn Jorgensen; great grandchildren, Justin, Olivia, Marleigh, Vale, Anna, Mae; sister, Ruth Sutherland; brother, Ronald McNutt.

Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, Viggo Jorgensen; second husband, John Edwards; sisters, Jean Weir, Dorothy Wyer; half-sister, Doris Brown; brothers, Walter McNutt, Gordon McNutt, Fred McNutt; son-in-law, Glen Robar.

Graveside interment service will be held at Crossroads Cemetery, 110 Salmon River Road, Valley, in May 2020. Donations may be made to Crossroads Baptist Church, Valley.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Shirley’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:

Burial Date
May 2020
Burial Location
Crossroads Cemetery, 110 Salmon River Road, Valley

Requested Charity
Crossroads Baptist Church, Valley