It is with great sadness that we announce the death of David Shields after a long and difficult struggle on June 28th, 2020.
He will be deeply missed by his wife, Betty (Lyttle), and children, Nanci (Mike) Laroche, Dale, and Steve. Lovingly remembered by his grandchildren, Kristopher and Chelsea Laroche, Justin and Owen Shields, Ryan and Samantha Shields.
He was predeceased by his parents Fleming and Priscilla (Tremblay) and sister Caroline. And survived by his brother Daniel (Madeleine) and sister Frances (Debbie) and many nieces and nephews and extended family.
He spent his entire working career in the transportation business until his retirement in 2015. He was extremely proud of his relationship with business associates and staff.
Dave was a member of the Cumberland Lions Club, loved the Ottawa Senators when they won, and loved his two dogs, Gizmo and Gadget. He was devoted to his family, enjoyed the outdoors, home improvement projects, and playing golf when he won.
Service will be in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Home, Orleans with burial following at St. James Cemetery, Carp.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vasculitis Foundation Canada (vasculitis.ca) or the Kidney Foundation of Canada (www.kidney.ca).
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