VAN EMDEN, Shirley- It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Shirley Anne Van Emden on Sunday, August 23, 2020 after a brief illness at the Woodstock Hospital, in her 85th year. Predeceased by her beloved husband Jozef (2010), brother-in-law Jake, and sister-in-law Nellie. She will be fondly remembered by her nieces Nancy (Brian) and Susan (Trevor), her great nieces and great great nieces and nephews. Shirley will be deeply missed by her long-time friends Sharon and Tony Lileikis. Friends and relatives are invited to join the family at the Brock and Visser Funeral Home, 845 Devonshire Ave., Woodstock (519-539-0004) on Friday, August 28, 2020 from 2 to 4 pm (masks required). Following the visitation, family will be holding a graveside service at Oxford Memorial Park which any friends are welcome to join. If desired, memorial contributions to a charity of one’s choice would be greatly appreciated and may be arranged through the funeral home or online at www.brockandvisser.com
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