Sheila Fletcher Findlay
June 1, 1944 - September 1, 2021
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes
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Jean Bowden
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Sheila Findlay, 77, wife of the late Thomas Findlay, died Wednesday, September 1, 2021. Born in Stockport, United Kingdom, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Agnes Clarke Fletcher. She loved her family and her animals on the farm. She is survived by her son, Scott Findlay and wife, Sara; daughter, Jean Bowden…

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David Fletcher left a message on September 19, 2021:
Sheila, my ‘kid sister’, was a triple citizen. She was born British, became Canadian and then American. She used this qualification to bond together family and friends on both sides of the Atlantic and both sides of the 49th parallel. Her ability to draw people together will be sorely missed.
April Howard left a message on September 12, 2021:
Dear Jean and Scott, Your mom was a dear friend to our family and your mom always made sure to do something special for my children, Melanie and Bryan, when birthdays or holidays came around. She was always so kind and generous. We could not have asked for better neighbors to my parents than your mom and dad. She was always part of us and I appreciated her. Our love and prayers go out to you as you celebrate her today. April and Doug Howard
Deborah Vannienwenhove left a message on September 12, 2021:
Today is a very sad day. I have lost not only a good friend but my best friend. I will so miss our morning conversations where we could tell each other our most Private thoughts and laugh at the craziest things. I hope you are having the time of your life! Be sure to keep the light on for me when the time comes. I miss you so much. Love, your friend always Deb
Susan Hindman left a message on September 9, 2021:
We're so sorry for your loss.Sheila will be greatly missed.She was so good to Grandma Hester. She was truly a wonderful lady. Sincerely, The Kilgore Family
Al Melkic left a message on September 7, 2021:
So sorry to hear of Sheila's passing. She always considered herself to be my "big sister". She introduced me to junk candy when I was in her charge during one of the many visits my family made to Ajax to stay with the Fletchers. We talked on the phone these last few years mostly about animals of course. She will be missed. Especially her occasional phone calls reminding me of my moms birthday.
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JANE C DESOUZA left a message on September 7, 2021:
I always enjoyed the conversations that Sheila and I shared. She had a passion for life, people and animals. She was a very special woman.
Jean Bowden left a message on September 6, 2021:
Reunited in Heaven with dad, September 1, 2021. Love and miss you both so much. 💔
Andy Sayers left a message on September 6, 2021:
My sincere & heart felt condolences to my cousin Sheila's family on leaning of her recent passing. I have no recollection of our paths ever crossing during my life time however Sheila mother Aunt Agnes when I last met her in the 70s offered to take me on a concord flight to Canada. an opportunity I regret not taking her up on it would have been a wondeful experience. I am sure Sheila she was a reflection of her mothers kindness & generosity. RIP cousin Shiela Andy Sayers, Blackham East Sussex. England
Michelle Foust left a message on September 6, 2021:
Praying that the Holy Spirit will comfort the family during this difficult time. I’m so sorry for your loss.
Mr Chris Sayers-Leavy left a message on September 5, 2021:
Mr Chris Sayers-Leavy - on behalf of his cousin Wendy Sutcliffe. Sheila and I were cousins of a similar age but had no connection for many years due to the family emigrating. Over recent years we corresponded regularly and built up a bond catching up with news old and new. I have happy memories of the time mum and I spent with Sheila and Tom for Jeans wedding. Sheila was kind, thoughtful, caring and sympathetic by nature and demonstrated this in not just family and friends but in her love of animals too. I will miss our regular chats. R.I.P Sheila, until we meet again. Wendy Sutcliffe. Woodplumpton, Lancashire, England.
Jamie Factor left a message on September 4, 2021:
I am so sorry for your loss! Sheila was a special friend to me. Always willing to help me when I had concerns about my poodles! I bought my first poodle from Sheila and he was the light of my life! She was with me when he crossed the rainbow bridge! I will miss her very much! May she be in heaven in peace and happiness.
Louise & Billy Trmple left a message on September 4, 2021:
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Carolyn & Loyd Hinton left a message on September 4, 2021:
Sheila was my dearest friend but more like family for over 30 years.We loved her and always will as we will always miss her for she will forever be in our hearts.Rest in Peace honey for you are now back with your soul mate.
Mr Chris Sayers-Leavy left a message on September 4, 2021:
My dear long lost cousin, I remember the day the family emigrated to Canada in 1954 and then after that, contact was lost over time. I subsequently reconnected with Sheila in 2016 after my father passed away and we then struck up a regular E mail exchange. Sheila also wrote regularly to my late wife, Jenny, and they very much enjoyed exchanging letters in the traditional fashion. We did not always see ‘eye to eye’ and lived in very different worlds - but we never fell out at all - as at the end of the day what do have in life other than your family? RIP Sheila - I will sorely miss you and our Email exchanges. Chris Sayers-Leavy, Broadstairs IoT. Kent. England.
Tony Bailey left a message on September 3, 2021:
Sorry for your loss Jean
Cindy Tenney left a message on September 3, 2021:
Sheila was a wonderful lady and I am so lucky to have had her as my close friend for over 35 years. I will miss her so much as I know her family and friends will. She was a true animal lover and was always there to help them and feed them.
Carole Fletcher left a message on September 3, 2021:
Sheila was a great friend to me. After my husband and her brother Harry died we talked on the telephone almost every day for up to three hours. She will be greatly missed.
Joan-Marie Johnson-Camick left a message on September 3, 2021:
Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May her soul, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. We ask this through Christ our Lord ~Amen. Aunt Sheila, I love you with all my heart, until we meet again
Beatrice Gault left a message on September 3, 2021:
My warmest condolences to Sheila's family at her passing. A wonderful friend and women who will be so very missed.
Thomas McAfee Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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