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Shamess, Marilyn J.

Passed on: Sunday, March 11, 2018
Service Date: Friday, March 16, 2018
Visitation: Friends may gather after 11:00 a.m. on Friday

In Loving Memory of Marilyn Joan Shamess (nee Telfer) Passed away Sunday, March 11th 2018 at the Espanola Regional Hospital after suffering complications from influenza and pneumonia She is survived by her loving husband of 37 years Kenneth “Ken” Shamess, her step son Steven Shamess (Lynn) and their 5 children. Predeceased by parents Herbert and Katharine Telfer (nee Robson) and her brother Herbert Telfer. Also survived by her sisters; Wendy Ray(Jim), Sharron Colbert (Gary), Vikki Paquette (Bert), Marcia Lessard (Andre) and Deedra Telfer. She will be sadly missed by her many beloved grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by her many friends through her involvement with the Whitefish District Lions. Marilyn served as President, Secretary and Treasurer, and received awards in honor of her dedication to the community. She was also a member of the Beaver Lake Club Association. Marilyn will be forever remembered for her determination and love of family, life and laughter. Memorial Service in the R.J. Barnard Chapel Jackson and Barnard Funeral Home (233 Larch Street, Sudbury) Friday, March 16th, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. Friends may gather after 11:00 a.m. on Friday Reception to follow She will be buried alongside her parents in the Park Lawn Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers a donation in her name can be made to the Northern Cancer Research Foundation – Cancer Centre or to the Whitefish District Lions would be appreciated by the family.