Brian Shirton

Obituary of Brian Alan Shirton

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Suddenly at his residence on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 Brian Alan Shirton passed away in his 73rd year. He is Survived by his beloved wife Linda of 46 years. Brian leaves behind 3 amazing girls and their spouses Katherine (Jeff), Jenny (Jon), and Lorrie (Corbin). He had 5 grandchildren who he dearly loved Josie, Wade, Jonathan, Calum, and Leona. Brian is also survived by his brother Larry Shirton and family.

He and Linda ran a dairy goat operation for over 20 years, while he worked for 25 years at the Township of West Lincoln as a Grader Operator until his retirement. He loved the Toronto Blue Jays, the Toronto Maple Leafs, working outside mowing lawns, and caring for his trees. He also enjoyed being a vendor at the St. Catharines Flea Market. Brian had an overwhelming love for his family which was equally returned. He will be missed by his fur babies Murphy and Henry.

The family would like to express our thanks to the 911 Operator, Paramedics, Fire Department, and the Niagara regional Police. Arrangements have been entrusted to Merritt Funeral Home, Smithville. A private funeral service was held. If desired, memorial donations to a Charity of your choice and would be appreciated and can be made through the funeral home.


“I miss you Brian.”- Love Linda