June 13, 2019
Lenney, Sheila passed away in Rainbow Gardens on Thursday, June 13th at the age of 81 years.
Predeceased by husband Billy; sister Joan; brother Tony; grandchild Chrissy and great niece Natalie.
Survived by children Karen, Sheryl (Chris), Chris, and Jessica (Daryl); grandchildren Shawna and Robyn; great grandchildren Nicky and Isaac, many nieces, nephews as well as extended family in the UK, Canada and the United States.
Born in London, Sheila moved to New Zealand with her husband Billy and started a family before moving to Port Alberni in the 1970s and eventually settled on a peaceful quiet acre out Beaver Creek where Sheila enjoyed their fruit trees and living among the wildlife. At Notre Dame Church, she was involved in the Catholic Women’s League as well as a volunteer teaching bible school. Sheila’s passion and gifts were music and poetry. She loved teaching piano and she played beautifully. Sheila loved children and enjoyed being a part of her children’s school and after school functions.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am, Tuesday July 9th, 2019 at Notre Dame Roman Catholic Church, 4731 Burke Road with Father Harrison Ayre officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Sheila’s memory may be made to the Alberni Clayoquot SPCA https://spca.bc.ca/locations/alberni-clayoquot/
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thanks to Heritage Place and Rainbow Gardens for their loving care of Sheila.
Stories and condolences may be left for the family at www.chapelofmemories.ca.
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