Shirley Morris

Obituary of Shirley Corinne Morris

Peacefully at Spruce Lodge, Stratford on Sunday, October 17, 2021. Shirley Corrine Morris, in her 84th year. Wife of the late Robert James Morris (2005) and were married 43 years. Wife of James Stewart Dickenson of Denfield, married in 2017. Predeceased by James’ daughter Cindy Ferguson (nee Dickenson) and survived by James’ son Thomas Dickenson. Dear daughter of the late Norman and the late Ilene Hartwick, and sister of Marvin (Orrie) Hartwick of St. Marys. Dear daughter of the extended Smale family, survived by her stepfather Stuart Smale, and sister to Blake (Margaret) Smale, Gary (Samantha), Ken (the late Dianne) Smale, Karen (Jim) McLagan, Lori (Don) Ward, and Ellen (Al) Haid. Dear mother of Jim (Jane), of Campbellville, Steven (Moira) of Oakville, and Dean (Lisa) of Dorchester. Loving grandmother of Robert, Catherine, Jessica, Christine, Donalda, Justin and Michael. A dedicated and passionate teacher, Shirley attended London Teacher’s college and taught in the London School System. She graduated with an Associate Piano Teacher’s Diploma from the Western Ontario Conservatory of Music and had a successful career as a piano teacher. She was an active member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers Association and taught a wide range of ages from the very young to the Associate level, in groups, in private, of teacher theory, music history and teacher’s pedagogy. Visitation will be at the Bieman Funeral Home, 3970 Hamilton Road, Dorchester (Friday, October 22, 2020, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 - 9:00 pm). Due to COVID 19 protocols, if you wish to attend the visitation, you are required to telephone the funeral home at (519)-268-7672 to register your name and telephone and the desired time you wish to visitation. Face masks/coverings and proof of full vaccination plus government issued photo identification are deemed mandatory. A private service will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at 11 am at Dorchester United Church, 4100 Catherine Street, Dorchester, Ont. followed by a graveside service at the Dorchester Union Cemetery. All are welcome to the service via the video conference Zoom, a link is provided at the Dorchester United Church website and Bieman Funeral Home. The link to join the Zoom conference is: Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85324768179?pwd=cnpqeFZKamlINjZXNTBKeVh1NmpIdz09 Meeting ID: 853 2476 8179 Passcode: a114VB Memorial contributions to Dorchester United Church, 4100 Catherine Street, Dorchester, ON N0L 1G0 or Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario, 123-4096 Meadowbrook Drive, London, ON, N6L 1G4. Online condolences may be made at www.biemanfuneralhome.com
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Friday
22
October

First Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, October 22, 2021
Bieman Funeral Home
3970 Hamilton Rd.
Dorchester, Ontario, Canada
Due to COVID 19 protocols, you are required to telephone the funeral home at (519)-268-7672 to register your name and phone number and the desired time you wish to attend visitation. Face masks/coverings are deemed mandatory as well as proof of double vaccination and government issued photo identification.
Friday
22
October

Second Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, October 22, 2021
Bieman Funeral Home
3970 Hamilton Rd.
Dorchester, Ontario, Canada
Due to COVID 19 protocols, you are required to telephone the funeral home at (519)-268-7672 to register your name and telephone number and the desired time you wish to attend visitation. Face masks/coverings are deemed mandatory as well as proof of double vaccination and government issued photo identification.
Saturday
23
October

Private Service

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Dorchester United Church
4100 Catherine Street
Dorchester, Ontario, Canada
The link to join the Zoom conference is: Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85324768179?pwd=cnpqeFZKamlINjZXNTBKeVh1NmpIdz09 Meeting ID: 853 2476 8179 Passcode: a114VB
Saturday
23
October

Graveside Service

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Saturday, October 23, 2021
Dorchester Union Cemetery
Dorchester Road
Dorchester, Ontario, Canada
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