Shirley Anne Butler
Shirley Anne Butler - age 77, of Cambridge, formerly of North Alton, passed away on Sunday, April 7, 2019 in the Valley Regional Hospital, Kentville. Born in Wolfville, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Renna (Spinney) Spencer. Shirley had been employed with the dietary department at the Nova Scotia Sanatorium, Miller Hospital and the Blanchard-Fraser Memorial Hospital, Kentville. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, puzzles, playing bingo and picking high bush blueberries. Shirley was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. She is survived by daughter, Marlene Fraser-Allen (Greg), Gypsum Mines; daughter-in-law, Kim Butler, British Columbia; two sisters, Faye (Murray) Ward, Coldbrook; Nancy (Mike) Ward, New Minas; brothers, Garth Spencer (Betty) and David Keating, both of New Minas; grandchildren, Peter and Danielle; great-grandchildren, Ryley, Ryan, Kyle, Kayla, Kylee, Nikita, Brooklyn and Lily; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard "Dick" and son, Todd. Cremation has taken place. There will be no visitation, by request. A private family graveside service will take place at a later date in the Elm Grove Cemetery, Steam Mill. Donations in memory may be made to the Lung Association of Nova Scotia or Valley Regional Hospital – Pulmonology and Respiratory Care. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.