Shirley Astle

Obituary of Shirley Marie Astle


The passing of Shirley Marie Astle of Fredericton, NB, wife of the late George Astle occurred on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at Pine Grove Nursing Home. Born on February 4, 1937 in Minto, NBshe was the daughter of  the late Harry and Cecilia (McDonald) McNeill. Shirley loved and adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren.


Shirley is survived by her children,  Karen Bartels (Louis), Teddy Astle (Tammy), Paula Dunphy (Terry) and John Astle; grandchildren, Jeremy, Jason, Todd, Andy, Mitch and Michelle; chosen granddaughter, Chelsea Hickey; 14 great grandchildren; sisters, June Cale, Lorraine Krall and Jocelyn McNeill; brothers, Clarence McNeill (Brenda), Arlie McNeill (Judy), Danny McNeill, Nelson McNeill (Dianne) and David McNeill (Joanne); several nieces and nephews; special brother in law, Allan McCoy. In addition to her parents and husband, Shirley was predeceased by her sisters, Emma West (Donnie) and Diane LeBlanc (Earl); brothers, Eugene McNeill (Daisy) and Vernon McNeill; half sisters, Rita Henry (Donald) and Leola Curtis (Henry); half brother, Earl McNeill.


Visitation will take place at York Funeral Home, 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton on Friday, July 15, 2022 from 7-9 pmThe Funeral Service will take place at York Funeral Home's T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel, 302 Brookside Drive, Fredericton, NB on Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 1 pm with Rev. Chris Bennett officiating.  Interment will take place in Dayton Cemetery, Fredericton. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to New Brunswick Heart and Stroke Foundation or the charity of the donor’s choice.  Personal condolences may be offered through





7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, July 15, 2022
York Funeral Home
302 Brookside Drive
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, July 16, 2022
York Funeral Home's T. Gordon MacLeod Memorial Chapel
302 Brookside Drive
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
(506) 458-9538


Dayton Cemetery
Clements Drive
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
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