Ardith “Shelly” Schooley


Shelly Schooley passed away on July 19, 2021 at the Grey Nuns Hospital, with family at her side, at the age of 67 years old.

Shelly was born September 20, 1953 in Edmonton, Alberta, as the oldest of six children of John and Helen Chretien. Shelly was survived by her four brothers – Graydon, Mark, Kenneth, Barry – and one sister – Kim. She also leaves behind her three children – David (Carmella), Dan (Nadine), and Jill (John). Shelly enjoyed her eight grandchildren – Sydney, Taylor, Reid, Jordan, Lewis, Kensington, Aubrey and Evelyn. Shelly was predeceased by her son, Douglas, in 1993 and by her parents, John and Helen Chretien (2014 and 2004, respectively).

The family would like to thank the staff at the ICU at the Grey Nuns Hospital for their excellent and compassionate care.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

In memory of Shelly, donations may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Canada, the Alberta Diabetes Foundation, or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada.

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24 Condolences

Jean Oliver

I was so very sorry to learn of Shelly’s passing. She cared for my mom Grace with compassion and dedication, and became a friend to our family. Shelly often spoke of her grandchildren, always with such joy and love- she cherished the time she spent with them. My sincere condolences.

Carrie Libbrecht

Hugs and love to all of you.
Blessed to have met Shelly.

Cyndi Tkach & Family

So sorry to hear of Shelly’s passing. My deepest sympathy to all of her family – keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Sharlene Baron

Sorry for your loss! Sending you all our deepest condolences! From The Vercholuk family!

Lynne and Bev Bird

I was so very sad to hear of Shelly’s passing.
We have many great memories of times with spent with Shelly. Oh some of the things we did, lots of laughs.

Blaine and Carol Bittorf

So sorry for your loss. She loved her family. Our sympathies.

Mike & Jenny Cooper, Vegreville

Deepest Sympathy to Shelly’s family. We lived in Slave Lake in the late 70’s until 1985 and enjoyed Shelly’s company, quick wit and keen sense of humour.May she Rest in Peace

Tanda Denman

I am saddened to hear of the loss of a great woman. Jill and family my heart is with you all in your time of grief. Lots of love sent your way.

Lance and Tammy Torgerson

So sorry to hear this news. Your mom was such a firecracker! Find comfort in the memories.

Letha Real

I’m heart broken about your mom my sincere condolences and prayers for all of you please let me know if any service I want to attend

Joanne Nordbye

A big hug has been sent to Shelly family Hope you felt it
The Nordbye Family.

Rhonda (Lingel) Burden

We love you so much Gramma Shelly, we are sure going to miss you. All our love to the entire family, my second family. ??

Enza, Fraser and Arya Ritacco-Magee

I am so so sorry for your loss. Loosing a parent is one of the most difficult losses. My heart goes out to all of you during this difficult times. Prayers

Marvin and Darlene Green and Family

So very sorry for your loss !
Shelley was a very special person and we all cared about her deeply!
She will be missed very much!

Dolly Hayhurst

My condolences to the family. Shelly was a beautiful lady and friend to many. She will be missed dearly. Rest In Peace Shelly

Stuart Geddes

My thoughts and prayers go to the family.RIP Mrs Schooley

Darrell & Theresea O’Donnell

So sad to hear this news about Shelly…she was a lovely lady, with a heart of gold. Sending our condolences to her family and friends…

Bert n Elaine St.Martin

Our deepest condolences to David,Danny,Jill and all Shelley’s family. She was a ball of fun and her smile lit up the room. Sending you all our prayers and hugs.

Pauline McVey

Condolences to all the family. Shelley inspired others with her strength, independence and honesty. She will be missed.

Phil & Lorna

Condolences and hugs to the family. Hugs from the both of us. Lorna and Phil

Ernie & Juanita Sholtz

Very sorry to hear of Shelly’s passing; our sincere condolences to family and friends; may you find peace and comfort with each other during this difficult time