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With heavy hearts we announce the peaceful passing of Tim with his family by his side at home on February 5, 2023, at 80 years of age. Tim is now reunited with his beloved wife Isabelle (nee Forbes-2016). Son of the late Raymond and Helen Shanahan. Son-in-law of the late Raymond and Grace Forbes. Cherished father of Carolyn LeMay (Sean), Mike Shanahan (Heather), Kevin Shanahan (Christine), Kathleen Prentice (Drae) and Maureen Weissenboeck (Mark). Treasured Grandpa of Rebecca, Travis, Brodie, Kendra, and Jeremiah; Taylor (Spencer), Matthew, Jacob, and Abbey (Ethan); Brianne (Aiden); Madison (Brian), Zachary (Shelby), Megan (Connor) and Maya; Dean and Grace. Great grandpa of Lyla, Blayke, Axton and Bowden. Brother of the late Garnet (2015) and Beatrice Shanahan , Dennis Shanahan (Cindy) and Linda Dalgleish (Bob); and Ruth Ann Shanahan (1957). Brother-in-law of the late Joe Forbes (Margaret), Stan Forbes (late Cecile), late Charles Forbes (late Ruth Ann), late Mary Jane Borrell (late Dan), Cathy Guilbeault (Len) and Elaine Macintyre (Robbie). Also survived by many wonderful cousins, nieces, nephews, amazing friends and neighbours.
Tim was a long-time member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Woodslee. Tim and Isabelle operated Pine Grove Farms for over 30 years where many people enjoyed a hayride driven by Tim. His other passion was showing his All-American Belgian Horses for over 50 years with his son Kevin. Tim retired from Chrysler in the United States in 1981 to pursue farming full time. Tim truly loved his family especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren; they always were able to put a smile on his face. Special thanks to his team of nurses, Juanelle, Sarah, Daine, Dianne and Ashley for their tremendous care and support.
Tim is resting at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex on Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. and Wednesday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. John the Evangelist Parish in Woodslee on Thursday at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at St. John the Evangelist Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Leamington Regional Food Hub and to Community Living of Windsor/Essex County. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh
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