Shirley Joyce Dietz, age 67, of Stratford, passed away on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Caressant Care Woodstock, after a lengthy battle with various health conditions. Born in St. Catharines, daughter of the late Joseph Alexander and Mary Evangeline (Bridgewater) Kenwell. Predeceased by her husband Charles Dietz (2011). Loving mother of Sharon Knight, Carol Knight-Davis (Jim) and Charles Knight (Linda). Proud grandmother of Alexis Davis (Keith), Amanda Knight, Tasha Knight (Jody), Hannah Knight, Kyle Knight (Julienne Brown) and great grandmother of Evanna and Adryan. Shirley is survived by her siblings, Gordon (Tracy) Kenwell, Pat Kenwell (Dave), Betty Kenwell, Joanne (Kevin) Stitlz and her brother -in-law John Sears. Shirley will be remembered by Charlie Dietz’s children, Terry (Karen), Steve (Wendy), Brad (Bonnie), Dave (Nancy), Charlie JR and along with her many nieces, nephews and cousins. Shirley will be remembered by her years spent bartending at the Dominion House ( 1990-2002) and the Army Navy Air Force (2002-2005).  Besides her parents and husband, Shirley is predeceased by a sister Barbara Kenwell (1966), Ruth Sears (2020) and brother Arthur Kenwell (2019) and sister-in-law Jan Kenwell. Family and friends may call at the W. G. Young Funeral Home on Friday, August 7, 2020 from 6 to 8 pm. The private family funeral will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020. (Please note masks and social distancing required while on funeral home property) As expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Trillium Gift of Life Network through the funeral home. 519.271.7411.


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