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Shirley Anne Wilson Amar
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1920
Manitoba, Canada
Death: Nov. 8, 2011


Shirley Anne Amar, was born February 2, 1920 and with great faith made her final journey home, November 8, 2011 due to complications from an infection.

Shirley was born in Winnipeg Canada to Fronie Evelyn Turner and Rupert Evlyn Wilson. She moved from Canada to Santa Monica at the age of four and later moved to Eagle Rock attending St. Andrews Elementary and High School. She majored in Theatrical Arts at Los Angeles City College with Donna Reed. During WWII she was set-up on a blind date over a bomber mission with her future husband, Dr. Vincent F. Amar, Flight Surgeon. After the war they were married and had five children. Shirley was loved by all her knew her. She was a great friend, an ideal listener, a shoulder to lean on and knew how to make the littlest things in life so much fun. She loved USC Football games, was an avid reader and could play poker for hours upon hours. She was a woman of great faith. We are all blessed by having known her and for having her in our lives.

Shirley Amar joined her son Vincent Francis "Michael Amar and Baby Amar, who preceded her in death. Shirley is survived by her husband of 64 years, Dr. Vincent F. Amar, daughter Sharon O'Donnell, son Robert "Jake" Amar, daughter Dr. Stacy Houser (husband Kevin Houser), grandson Sean O'Donnell, granddaughter Sarah Amar, grandson Joseph Amar, Nita Amar and Johnny O'Donnell.

Viewing will be Friday from 5-8 pm at Cabot & Sons Chapel, Pasadena. Funeral Mass is Saturday at 10:00 am at St. Agatha Catholic Church, Los Angeles. Interment Monday at 11:00 am at Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City.

Published in Pasadena Star-News from November 16 to November 17, 2011 
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  Vincent Francis Amar (1913 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Holy Cross Cemetery
Culver City
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Created by: Cindy R
Record added: Jan 22, 2012
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Shirley Anne <i>Wilson</i> Amar
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 Added: Jun. 2, 2012

- Cindy R
 Added: Jan. 22, 2012

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