Shirley Roberts
Grief Support

Obituary of Shirley Irene Roberts

ROBERTS: Shirley Irene (Case) -

A resident of Chatham, Shirley Roberts passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus with family at her side on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at the age of 88.

Born in Woodstock, Shirley was the daughter of the late George and Louise (Hutson) Case.

Beloved wife of 47 years to the late Harry Roberts (2002).

Loving mother of Cheryl and Bob Tope, Sandy and Grant McGregor, Wendy and Randy St. Pierre and Gary and Kim Roberts, all of Chatham.

Proud Grandma of Derek Tope, Sarah Tope (Mitch); Shaun McGregor, Brendan McGregor; Ryan Myers (Heather), Ashley Wilton (Elliot); Kaitlyn Roberts (Jalen), Emily Roberts (Keith) and Matthew Roberts.

Great-Grandma of Gannon and Maguire Tope, Noah and Ethan St. Pierre, William, Luke and Drew Myers, Brooklen and Reese Butcher and Briar Woodcroft.

Dear sister to Laureen McFarland (late Doug) and the late Barbara Mitchell (Jerry).

Sister-in-law to Eleanor James and Dorothy Duray. Predeceased by her in-laws Isabel Hart and Jim Roberts.

Also missed by nieces, nephews, friends and extended family.

Shirley dedicated her life to her family. She enjoyed her time in the garden, bowling, playing piano and travelling.

Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 from 3:00 - 5:00pm. A Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home at 1:30pm on Thursday, August 4, 2022. Interment to follow at Maple Leaf Cemetery, Chatham.

Donations made in memory of Shirley to the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham, 519-351-2040


Grief Support
Share Your Memory of