Dec 20, 1920 – Feb 3, 2018
It is with sadness that we announce this passing. Helen was born in Halifax Nova Scotia and passed in Chilliwack, BC.
Helen was predeceased by husband John, daughters Diane and Ruthann, brothers Harold and Joseph and her special grandson Marcel.
Helen is survived by sons Guy (Ann), Douglas (Shirley), Joseph (Lynne), Hal (Brenda), and many grandchildren and their families.
Helen was by trade a printer and worked at several print shops in the Halifax area before becoming a linotype operator at The Dartmouth Free Press newspaper.
Helen moved to Chilliwack B.C. in 1980 where she spent the rest of her life.
Helen was a 30 year member of Kiwanis International (Chilliwack Golden “K” Kiwanis Club where she was twice President) and (Sardis Kiwanis Club where she was in charge of the “Comfort Doll” operation for about 15 years.
Helen was also a member of The Boy Scouts of Canada and had a combined 26 years of service in both Halifax-Dartmouth NS and Chilliwack BC. She served the Boy Scouts at several levels of the organization.
The family wishes to thank the Staff at Waverly Seniors’ Village for keeping ‘Mom’ comfortable over the past five years.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Branch #208, Royal Canadian Legion, Vedder Crossing, B.C.