SHEAHAN, Dureen Elizabeth (Stark) (Friend-Artist-Educator). On November 21, 2011, in her 77th year, peacefully, Dureen passed away in her adopted home town of Sidney, British Columbia. Born in Gravenhurst, Muskoka she later attended Teacher’s College and lived in Tillsonburg and London and was married to Terry Sheahan and had 2 sons, Patrick and Michael. She was a gifted artist and was active in the local art community. She later lived in London before moving to Vancouver Island to enjoy it’s beauty and inspiration. She was a member of the “Sidney Newcombers” and enjoyed meeting her new friends here. She will be deeply missed by friends, and her loving family. In keeping with her final wishes, in a private ceremony, her remains were committed to the Pacific Ocean she loved. For those wishing to do so, donations to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation would be welcome.