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Ellen Elizabeth Davies

DAVIES, Ellen Elizabeth - Ellen Elizabeth Davies passed away at Cedarcroft Place Retirement Residence on June 27, 2018 at the age of 100. Born in Stratford, she was the daughter of James Stephen Shivas and Bertha Elizabeth (Blum) Shivas. She is predeceased by her first and second husbands Gordon Davies and Leslie James respectively and her brothers John, Stephen and Bruce Shivas. Dear aunt of James Harvey Shivas of Glen Morris, Robert Stephen Shivas (predeceased at age 13), Alan Thomas Shivas of Duncan BC, Martha Marion Nihls, William Shivas, David Shivas and Jim Shivas, all of BC., Jane Baukham of Guelph, Alexander Shivas of London and Nora Kechnie of Woodstock. Ellen was raised at 380 and 176 Albert Street and on Nile Street in Stratford. She attended MacDonald College at McGill University in Montreal in 1942 and was awarded for outstanding ability in the Homemaker Course. Ellen was a model aunt and provided generous gifts throughout the years to her great nieces and nephews. She enjoyed her time living in Cedarcroft Place and the family wishes to thank the staff for their goodness towards Ellen. Cremation has taken place. Memorial donations in Ellenís memory may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society ( or the Ontario Heart and Stroke Foundation ( Online condolences may be made at Arrangements entrusted to Rutherford Cremation & Funeral Services. 519-271-5062.13285840
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Posted by Janet Shivas Maclean (Great Niece) On Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Great Aunt Ellen was a huge inspiration to all of us! She was very generous to all her family. She was full of life, and a straight shooter. The last time I saw her was 2014, and she was cracking witty jokes. Very inspirational.

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