LONGHURST, Sheila Marie

It is with great sadness that the family of Sheila Marie Longhurst announces her passing on July 21, 2020 suddenly at Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital. Born October 5, 1938, Sheila was predeceased by her parents Ivan & Caroline McGlaughlin and her sister Charlotte. Survived by her loving husband of 67 years Clare, son Steven (wife Terry), daughter Penny, son Murry (wife Cherie) five grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Sheila and Clare met, and it was love at first sight. Their first date was an Elvis Presley concert. They built their home on Upper Lake St where they lived and raised their family together. Sheila was a graduate of a Toronto University receiving a teachers degree. Along with this career she was employed at Prince Edward Heights supporting people with intellectual disabilities for many years. Sheila was a dedicated member of “Tops” meeting ladies whom she remained friends with for many years. Sheila’s passion was contributing to the annual “Angel Tree” project at Christmas thinking of children through the Children’s Aid Society. Sheila loved her family, had a fierce heart and a strong commitment to her husband Clare. Mrs. Longhurst rested at the Whattam Funeral Home, 33 Main Street, Picton. Funeral Service was held in the Chapel on Friday, July 24 at 2 pm. followed by cremation and interment at Zephyr Zion Cemetery. The family received friends on Friday afternoon from 1 pm. until service time. Masks and social distancing required. www.whattamfuneralhome.com