Shirley Ann Ryckman

RYCKMAN: Shirley Ann (nee McLean) -

A resident of Muirkirk, Shirley Ryckman passed away at the Four Counties Health Services, Newbury with her family at her side on Friday, January 4, 2019 at the age of 71.

Born in Chatham, Shirley was the daughter of the late Harold and Gladys (Wardell) McLean and daughter-in-law of the late Eugene and Marg (Galbraith) Ryckman.

Beloved wife of 53 years to Eugene Ryckman.

Loving mother of Lisa Ann Siminski (Steven) of Rodney and Scot Ryckman (Cheryl) of Muirkirk.

Proud Grandma of Joseph Iwanchun (Jenn), Jenna Gallagher (Brian), Mikita Iwanchun, Shelby Ryckman and Jamie Ryckman.

Great-Grandma of Emilie and Kase Iwanchun and Mason and Keaghan Gallagher.

Dear sister to Joyce Holmes (John), the late Ron McLean (Diane), Laurie Neaves (George), John McLean (Cheryl) and Julie Bouchard.

Sister-in-law to Helen Spence (Walter) and Gary Ryckman (late Phyllis Huffman).

Also missed by nieces, nephews, friends and extended family.

Shirley worked in the area as a hairdresser for 50 years.

Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown on Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 7:00 - 9:00 pm. A Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral Home at 1:00pm on Monday, January 7, 2019. Interment to follow at Duart Cemetery.

Donations made in memory of Shirley to the War Amps or London Health Sciences Foundation: London Regional Cancer Program would be appreciated.

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home, 76 Main Street East, Ridgetown, 519-674-3141