KENNEDY, Helen Geraldine
October 28, 1924 - March 13, 2013
On March 13, 2013, Helen passed away at home with her family.
Helen will be remembered by her sons, D'Arcy (Valerie), and Thomas (Kismet); daughter Geraldine Frances (Stephen); grandchildren Adrienne (Sheldon), Collin, Ashleigh (Stacey), Sabrina (James), and Keishia. Helen will also be missed by her sister Marie Popham as well as many other extended family and friends.
Helen was predeceased by her loving husband Ernest "Ernie"; parents Clarence Egbert and Mabel Constance Way-White; siblings Catherine, Constance, Charlotte, Ethel, John, Celia, Terrence, and Josephine.
Helen loved being with her family and friends. Her many talents and interests included a career as a cytotechnologist, and later working in the family business, playing piano, cards, writing poetry and children's stories, Toastmasters, fishing with her husband, and travel with family.
A Celebration of Helen's Life will be held on Thursday, March 21st at 7:00 p.m. at Howard McBride Chapel of Chimes, 10179 108 Street, with a reception to follow. Please feel free to wear 'happy' colours in Helen's honour.
The family would like to thank Ninna Sparks for her unfailing friendship, Driving Miss Daisy for their companionship, her caregivers, and Dr. James McDonald.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Helen's name may be made to the Salvation Army or charity of choice.
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Published in The Edmonton Journal on Mar. 18, 2013