GALLAGHER, Helen Mary (nee Dempster, June 14, 1922) On Friday, March 18, 2011, peacefully at the Joliette Hospital, after a short illness. Predeceased by her husband Kevin, and brothers and sisters Andrew, James, Evelyn and Frances. Cherished mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Survived by her children Frances (Lysle Blagrave), Michael (Sheila Ryan), Helen (Pierre Boulanger), Danny (Karen Bednartz) and Jimmy (Nancy Kingsbury); her grandchildren Kathleen (Phil Williams), Michael (Tanya Caza); Christopher, Andrew (Laurie Penley); Ann Marie, Andre (Cindy Ste-Marie), Amy; Emily, Shane; Devin, Connor; her great-grandchildren Gavin and Ciaran Williams; and many relatives and friends, especially her friend of over 75 years, Mary Parkinson Millar (Currie). Mom had a way of making everyone feel very important, she had an amazing sense of humour, and no words can ever describe the sorrow we feel at her loss. Visitation at: on Thursday, March 24, 2011, from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m., and on Friday, March 25, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., immediately followed by a funeral service in the chapel. Donations can be made in her name to The War Amps.
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Published in The Gazette from Mar. 22 to Mar. 23, 2011