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William Noel Shields

 

Stoker 1st Class, RCNVR

 

Born: 24 Dec 1926

 

Died: 06 Jun 2020, Oakville, Ontario

 

SHIELDS, William Noel - It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of our father, William (Bill) Noel Shields, at the age of 93 years 5 months, on June 6, 2020, at 9:37 p.m. at Oakville Memorial Hospital, with his children surrounding his bedside. A loving husband of 71 years to Elizabeth Irene Shields deceased May 29, 2019. Cherished father of Vivian (Russ), Gloria (Gil), Marsha (Paul - deceased), Judy (deceased), Bill (Marisa), Chuck (Brenda) and Lisa. Grandfather of 16, great-grandfather of 23 and proud great-great-grandfather of 3. Bill is survived by his sister Helena McDonald and brother-in-law Gordon Thomson and many nieces and nephews. Bill Shields will be truly missed by everyone who knew him. A Lifetime Member of The Royal Canadian Oakville Legion, Branch 114. A Veteran of World War II on the HMCS Trentonian, Stoker, 1st Class, RCNVR. A Private Family Service will be held Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Kopriva Taylor Funeral Home with Interment to follow at St. Jude's Cemetery in Oakville, where our father will be laid to rest alongside his loving wife. A Celebration of Life will take place in the future when it's safer for everyone. (The Toronto Star 13 Jun 2020)

 

Ships served in:

HMCS TRENTONIAN - Survived the sinking of HMCS TRENTONIAN

 

 


 

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