CHAPLIN, H. Rena (nee Sickles)
Passed away in Ste-Anne's Veterans Hospital, on June 23, 2013 at the age of 91. Beloved wife of the late Francis (Frank) Chaplin. Daughter of the late Mason Sickles and H. Delcie Allcorn. She leaves behind
her loving daughter Delcie Durham and granddaughters, Michelle (David Szabo)
and Laura (Michael Petruzzi), her great- grandchildren, Nicholas and Carissa Szabo who were the light of her life. Survived by
her two sisters Cora Cooper and Audrey Prud'Homme and their family. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews Jim, Jancis, Ken, Diane, Robert and Joanne and also many close friends. Rena enjoyed visiting with all her family at the cottage in North Hero in Vermont. She served in the RCAF during World War II
, first in Fingal, Ontario and
then in New York City. As a member of the American Legion, she was delighted to
serve as Montreal Post Commander, the Department Adjustant and Department Commander for Canada and Ireland. Rena was also a member of the St-Lambert branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Rena was extremely active all her life in the Anglican Church and especially appreciated attending the three weekly service in the chapel at St- Anne's over the past two years, where she joyfully raised her voice in song during warship. Visitation will take place at Collins Clarke MacGillivray White, 5610 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, Quebec H4V 1W5, 514-483-1870 on Thursday June 27, 2013 from 10 am to 1 pm. A Legion service will take place at 12 pm. There will be a memorial service on Friday, June 28 at St Anne's Veteran's Hospital, beginning at 1:00 p.m. A reception will follow. A private burial will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donation to St-Anne's Veteran's Hospital in her memory will be greatly appreciated.