Ames, Shelley, 74, passed away peacefully in her home in Huntington Beach on April 14, 2015, with Joy at her side. She was born in Chicago on October 26, 1940. In her early years she worked at Disney Studios as a film distributor and most recently in the health care industry as a marketer specializing in geriatric psychiatry. She is survived by her wife, Joy Iwasko; brother, Lee Ames, Rancho Mirage; nephew, Christian Ames, Palm Desert; niece, Amber Ames, Austin, TX; and a cast of thousands who loved her dearly. Memorial Service to be held at First Christian Church in the White Chapel on Wednesday, April 22nd at 1pm with a Celebration of Life following over at the Seacliff Country Club from 2-4:30pm. Family is being assisted by Heritage Memorial Services. For further information or to leave condolences please visit


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