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November 2, 2022

Shirley Marie Boyd (Engel) of Point Clark died at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre, Kincardine, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, in her 92nd year. Survived by her son, Randy (Val) Boyd of Guelph; daughter, Patti (Don) Adair of Tiverton; and son, Rick (Marion) Boyd of Toronto. Beloved grandmother of Matthew (Natalie), Michelle, Michael (Leona), Sam (Teresa), Lauren, Jennifer and Jillian; and great-grandmother of Eleanor. Also survived by her brother, Ross Engel; and sister, Betty (Gary) Capling; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Caroline Yundt, Larry (Jane) Boyd, Marie Boyd and Bob Mueller. Shirley was predeceased by her husband of 69 years, Bill, in 2021; parents, Elsie and Norman Engel; Bill’s parents, John and Winnifred Boyd; sister, Judy Mitchell; brother, Ken Engel; and sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Jack (Lois), Jim (Jean), Pat Boyd and Ron Yundt. Shirley and Bill owned a Massey Ferguson farm machinery dealership in Listowel for 25 years. They purchased a family cottage in Point Clark in 1964 and retired there full-time in 1991. She was an active member of the Kinettes Club of Listowel and an avid curler. In retirement, she and Bill wintered in Florida for many years. They were both very involved in the Point Clark Boat Club and Lake Huron fishing derby. Shirley and Bill were also members of the Pine River United Church. Their home in Point Clark was the centre of many gatherings with family and friends. Many special occasions were celebrated there and Shirley made sure no one left hungry. In quieter times, she enjoyed playing cards, reading, and watching curling and her favourite sports teams on TV. Shirley will be missed by many friends and family. Service details to follow. Cremation has taken place and interment at the Pine River Cemetery will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family would encourage donations to the Kincardine and Community Health Care Foundation or to a charity of your choice, as expressions of sympathy, which can be arranged on-line or by contacting the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home (757 Princes Street, Kincardine, Ontario, N2Z 1Z5; 519-396-2701; Portrait and memorial available on-line at