Obituary of Jennifer Debra Ruth Shier
December 15, 1966 – Vancouver, British Columbia
July 1, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta
Jennifer Shier, passed away on Friday, July 1, 2022, at the age of 55 years at the Agape Hospice after a short battle with cancer. Jennifer was surrounded by loved ones at her side as she passed peacefully.
Jennifer was born in Vancouver, British Columbia the 15th of December 1966. Although Jennifer had a few rough patches along her life she was most proud of her marriage to Gordon Shier, on the 21st of August 1999 and becoming a mom to her son Dylan Shier, the 7th of May 2002.
Jennifer worked for the Safeway Gas Bar as a cashier and eventually working her way up to Manager from June 2003 to March 2022. Jennifer’s closest friends from her years at Safeway were her second family. Jennifer was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend. Jennifer had such a caring demeanor, kind heart, a great sense of humour, infectious laugh, and smile. Jennifer was a great listener, a competitive card player and a loyal Flames fan.
Besides her loving husband Gord, and son Dylan, Jennifer is survived by her loving parents, Linda and Andy Poustie. Her stepdaughter Debbie Crawford, son-in-law Jason Crawford, her grandchildren Kayla Elenbaas, Julien Crawford, Bryce Crawford, Spencer Crawford, and great-granddaughter Melody Elenbaas. She is also survived by sisters Vicky, Brenda, Shirley, Gail, and numerous loving nieces, nephews, and friends. Jennifer was predeceased by her brother Ronnie.
A special thank you to the staff and volunteers of the Agape Hospice Center for making such a tough time a little easier. Everyone was amazing in how they took special care of our lovely Jennifer, and her friends and family.
Jennifer’s Celebration of life will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Cochrane, 369 Railway Street, Cochrane, AB), on Friday, July 8, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. A BBQ will be held after the Ceremony at 5:30 pm in Cochrane. Condolences, memories, and photos may also be shared and viewed here. Jen would want her friends and family to dress in whatever they feel comfortable in and would definitely appreciate it if you showed up in flames attire.
In living memory of Jennifer, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Cochrane, 369 Railway Street, Cochrane, AB T4C 2E2, Telephone: 403-932-4740.