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PostHeaderIcon 2017 Restoration Project is Complete!

Submitted by heather.lord on Sun, 2017-10-15 19:21

Thanks to the awesome work of Rock Solid Natural Stone Masons of Ancaster, the south wall has now been completely restored. Work was completed October 13, 2017. Further details will be posted soon![img_assist|nid=5350|title=Cemetery South Wall October 13 2017|desc=Newly restored south wall, October 13 2017|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=75]

PostHeaderIcon Shaver Cemetery Restoration Blessing Ceremony, Sunday September 17, 2017 at 2 pm

Submitted by heather.lord on Mon, 2017-09-11 23:36

We will honour the memory of our forebears interred within, recognize the importance of the work to be completed and, bless the skills of those who will be labouring here this fall.

• Rev. Jeff Chalmers from Bethesda United Church Officiating
• Location: Shaver Family Cemetery
• Parking at Turning Point Church, 1151 Garner Road West, Ancaster.

Please bring lawn chairs.

Plan to stay afterwards to talk with us about the plans and timeline for the project.

PostHeaderIcon 2017 Shaver Times Newsletter

Submitted by heather.lord on Thu, 2017-06-01 04:19

The 2017 issue of The Shaver Times newsletter is now available for download.

To download you'll need to login. Then navigate using the menu in the side panel to: Reunion-->Newsletters.

PostHeaderIcon Announcement - 2017 Shaver Reunion

Submitted by heather.lord on Thu, 2017-06-01 04:15

2017 Shaver Reunion: To the descendants of John Shaver of Ancaster, Upper Canada:
You are cordially invited to the 2017 Shaver Reunion and Potluck Lunch! Registration will start at 1:00 pm
Please bring sandwiches, salads, desserts etc. to share, as well as your picnic basket (plates, cups, cutlery etc.). We’ll have coffee and tea available. Please bring $5 per person, $10 per family to help with the rental cost.
Note: The Bowman United Church is not wheelchair accessible, there are a few steps.
Date: June 11, 2017 Place: Bowman United Church, Ancaster

PostHeaderIcon Shaver Reunion 2011

Submitted by heather.lord on Mon, 2011-07-04 20:26 reunion 2011

The 75th annual Shaver Family Reunion was held June 12, 2011 at the Bowman United Church in Ancaster. This was the first year in some time that the reunion was held there, but we understand it may have been at Bowman some time in the past. Certainly the church is a long-standing Ancaster fixture.