It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Sheila Mayes.
Sheila was born March 20, 1934 at South Shields, England and passed away January 7, 2018, at the Grace Hospital, Winnipeg.
Sheila is survived by her husband of 63 years, Derek Mayes. She is also survived by her children Susan, Richard and Dianne (Sean); grandchildren Richard and Nicholas, as well as by her nieces in South Shields, England.
Sheila immigrated in 1956 with her family to Canada and loved her new country. She worked for the Federal Government (DND) for 25 years and retired in 1995.
Her retirement years were spent working on her hobbies and traveling to her favorite places–Gimli, Lockport, and the Badlands, South Dakota. In the past few years her health began to decline. Sheila would have had to stay close to home and enjoyed her outings to the Assiniboine Park’s English Gardens.
We would like to thank the doctors, nurses and hospital staff at the Grace Hospital for Sheila’s care in her last months. There will be no public service. The family wishes to have a private service at a later date.
Come to Me
God saw you were getting tired and a cure was not to be. So, he put his arms around you, and whispered, “come to me”; with tearful eyes we watched you pass away. Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. It broke our hearts to lose you, but you did not go alone;
For part of us went with you, the day God called you home.
Rest in Peace< back to obituary listing