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Shirley Jean Savage

Shirley Jean Savage Shirley Jean Savage

Shirley Jean Savage (Johnston), 92, of The Grass Home, Riverview, and formerly of Fredericton, passed away peacefully at her residence on Friday, July 5, 2019. 

Born in Johnston Point, NB, she was the daughter of the late Basil and Alcora (Tingley) Johnston. 

Shirley was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister. She was a member of St. Dunstan’s Roman Catholic Church, Fredericton. 

Shirley will be sadly missed by her son, Shane Savage (Rose) of Moncton; grandchildren, Lindsay, Brian, Emma and John; great grandchildren, Emilia, Aren, Henry, George, Rose and Miche; brother, Lynwood Johnston (Goldie) of Johnston Point and several nieces, nephews and extended family members. 

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Judge Brian G. Savage; daughter, Tara and brother Robert "Bob" Johnston. 

Funeral Mass will be celebrated from Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, Fatima Drive, on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 11:00 am, with Rev. Phil Mulligan presiding. Reception following the Mass. Interment will be in St. Bartholomew’s Cemetery, Melrose. 

Arrangements under the professional guidance of Fergusons Funeral Home, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995). 

In memory of Shirley, donations to the Cancer Research Society or the NB Alzheimer’s Society would be appreciated. Online condolences for the family may be shared at

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Service Date
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Service Time
11:00 am
Service Location
Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church, 5 Fatima Dr., Riverview

Burial Location
St. Bartholomew's

Requested Charity
Cancer Research Society or NB Alzheimer's Society