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.
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Very sorry to hear about Ardon’s passing. We will miss him.
Jewel & Luc
Jim & Lorraine
Neal & Monica
Thinking of you all, Auntie Gail, and my cousisns Stuart, Mike, Karen, Duanne and Colin. You’ve had a few tough years and these last months have been really rough, I’m sure, but my Uncle Ardon has now left the garments of sickness behind him and is probably planting an amazing garden in the next realm of existance!. May it be bountiful, and peaceful.
Warm memories, and warm thoughts of you all.
Condolences to all of my Cousins and Auntie Gail. May he rest peacefully.
Murengerwa D'Amour Jacques
Sincere condolences to Shillinglaw Family and May God bless you all. May His Soul Rest in Peace our beloved Father and Friend.
My condolences to the family ,may God rest his soul in eternal peace.
Dear Shillinglaw family, we are so sorry for your loss. The church family at Vineyard Ottawa is keeping you all in our prayers.
Love and blessings, Pastor Richard Long.
Thank you so much Richard. We love you all.
God bless you.
My condolences to the family, may his soul rest in eternal peace.
To Gail and Family, keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers with Ardon’s passing! Sending Lots of Love and Hugs your way!
Kathie and Kevin Duff
Dear Shillinglaw family,
Just to let you know that we are thinking of you in this difficult time as you celebrate the life of your loving Dad, grandpa….! May God comfort you, give you strength. May his beautiful soul rest in eternal peace.
Our deepest condolences to your entire family.
Sending caring toughts your way.
Alvah and his mum.
Dear Mom, Michael, Karen, Duane, Colin, and Families,
I was saddened to hear of the passing of Dad, and I am offering my condolences to the entire family.
I am sorry to not be out to Pinawa during this difficult time. I will always remember Dad and his efforts to be helpful towards me.
I trust you will be able to solve any problems that may arise.
I pray for comfort and peace.
The world lost a wonderful person, and Heaven gained an angel.
I think of Ardon lots and how he supported my choices.
Love to you.
Barb Silva (nee Campbell)
I am so sorry for your loss. Losing a parent is never easy. I hope you can all heal and enjoy the memories.