1940 ~ 2023
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ardon Shillinglaw of Pinawa, Manitoba on May 2, 2023.
Ardon is survived by his loving wife Gail (nee Donovan); children Stuart, Michael (Lynne), Karen (Lee Jebb), Duane (Jeanne) and Colin (Stacy Blazina); grandchildren Natalie, William, Faye, Rhéa, Charlie, Accsah, Joshua and Abiellah; long time close friends Andy and Kathy Urban; siblings Ada Deans (Rod),Valentine (Shirley); numerous nieces and nephews, and was predeceased by granddaughter Ediah Shillinglaw.
Ardon was born in Galahad, Alberta on April 10, 1940. Ardon worked as a mechanic for his uncle and later during construction of the Alaska Highway before meeting Gail in Edmonton in 1966. They married in 1967 and lived in Edmonton, Alberta before moving to Pinawa, Manitoba in 1970. Ardon worked for Atomic Energy of Canada Limited until his retirement in 1995.
Ardon loved building things and took up journalism in his retirement, and enjoyed researching and writing on current events. He was an avid gardener, and enjoyed sharing his own fresh grown produce and seedlings with family and friends.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m. at Pinawa Lutheran Church, 25 Massey Avenue, Pinawa with viewing one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in the Pinawa Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ardon’s memory to CancerCare Manitoba.Print This Obituary & Condolences