SHAW, Lilian (nee Hurst)

March 25, 1948 – August 1, 2021

Lilian Shaw passed away on Sunday, August 1, 2021, at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, at age 73, after a long battle with Chronic Kidney Disease.

Lilian was born in Bolton, Lancashire, England and grew up in Bolton with parents, James and Hilda Hurst. At age 16 she moved to Nottingham, England meeting, falling in love, and marrying Barrie Shaw. And being married for 55 and a half years.

Lilian is lovingly remembered by her husband, Barrie Shaw; her son, Glenn (Carrie); grandsons, Graham and Justin; 2 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Mick and Pat, Denise and Paul, Brian and Janet, Treca and John, Alan and Shirley; Sue and Kelvin, as well as friends, Sue and Kelly Harbidge; and many more friends. Lilian was predeceased by her father James and her mother Hilda Hurst.

The family welcomes you to a public visitation at Cochrane Country Funeral Home (#6 – Sundance Mall, 402 Railway Street West, Cochrane) on Monday, August 16, 2021 at 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

There will be a Celebration of Life at All Saints Anglican Church (404, 4th Ave. N, Cochrane) on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. Masks are required at the church.

Lilian thanks all the doctors and nurses in the Liver and Kidney Clinic’s for their care and support.  Memorial donations in Lilian’s name may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or the Liver Foundation of Alberta

Arrangements entrusted to Bridget Halfyard, Funeral Director

Cochrane Country Funeral Home – – Ph: 403-932-1039

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  1. On August 10, 2021 at 2:26 pm Lana Arisman Said:

    Barrie – Words are not sufficient to express my sympathies to you! You are in my thoughts during these most difficult of days.


  2. On August 11, 2021 at 4:24 pm Rita & Jimmy Gardner Said:

    Lillian will be greatly missed. We loved her dearly. She was a great neighbor. Barrie we miss you as well. Take care of yourself.

  3. On August 11, 2021 at 9:02 pm Barrie Said:

    I miss you so much my Darling we have been through so much together .We will be together when the time comes this time forever

  4. On August 11, 2021 at 10:14 pm Deborah Said:

    Forever missing you Lilian- sweet dreams was our favorite song.
    Rest in Peace until we meet again.

    Sorry for your loss uncle Barrie and all of us have lost a beautiful soul always remembered and now safe in our hearts. A lot of great memories are treasured for the rest of our lives

    chin up love

    Your neice Deborah and her husband John nephew Desmond and family

  5. On August 12, 2021 at 8:03 pm Joyce Hipkin Said:

    Dear Barrie & family.
    I was very sorry to read that Lillian had died. She was a very brave gal& spent many years fighting her illness.
    I send you all my sincere condolences. May she now Rest In Peace.
    May Lillian be an inspiration to others who suffer from liver disease. Never give up the fight.

  6. On August 14, 2021 at 11:44 am Angela and Ludo Said:

    Barrie – sorry for your loss. Lilian will be greatly missed.

    Angela & Ludo

  7. On August 16, 2021 at 2:13 pm Sue & Kelvin Said:

    We are so sorry for your loss Barrie and know how much Lilian will be missed. With your love and devotion she fought long and hard against her illness and is now free from suffering and free from pain. Be strong and please know that your family and friends are here for you in this time of great sadness. From your loving sister Sue and husband Kelvin.

  8. On August 17, 2021 at 6:15 pm Michael & Brittany (Shaw) Farrow Said:

    Dear Barrie and family, we would like to send our sincere condolences. Our Love and thoughts are with you at this time.
    With Love from Michael & Brittany-Lynn (Shaw) Farrow

  9. On August 18, 2021 at 7:32 pm Richard and Ann McCabe Said:

    Barry, Lillian was a beautiful lady and I know you will miss her terribly. You took such great care of her through her long illness. She is now at peace and her suffering is over. Rest In Peace dear Lillian.