The family of Shiela Chevalier, of Darwell, Alberta, is saddened to announce her passing on June 10, 2016, at the age of 64 years. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend–semicolon– she passed into the Lord’s arms with her loving family by her side.
She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 43 years, Gavin Chevalier–semicolon– daughters, Nichole (Curtis) Saskiw, and Tara (Daniel) Godwin–semicolon– grandchildren, Madison, Brooke, Hunter, Tyson, Carter, and Peyton–semicolon– brother, Barry (Norma) Swartz–semicolon– brother-in-law, Gary (Brenda) Chevalier–semicolon– sister-in-law, Karen (Paul) Collins–semicolon– as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives, and dear friends.
Shiela was predeceased by her sister, Sharon Swartz–semicolon– brother, Garry Swartz–semicolon– and parents, Earnest and Marion Swartz.
She attended school in Lac Ste. Anne until her family moved to St. Albert, and then lived in Edmonton with her husband and children. Upon retirement, they moved to Darwell, where they stayed until her passing. Shiela and Gavin also spent the winters at Mountain Shadows Resort in Hemet, California.
A Visitation will be held from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home (St. Albert Chapel), 9 Muir Drive, St. Albert, Alberta. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2016, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 200 Boundary Road, Spruce Grove, Alberta, with interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, 14611 St Albert Trail NW, Edmonton, Alberta.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Shiela Chevalier’s name to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, 10985 124th St, Edmonton, AB, T5M 0H9. A Special thank-you to the staff at the CCU/Intensive Care Units at the University of Alberta Hospital–semicolon– your kindness will be remembered by the family.