HELEN JOAN PURVIS (nee PETERS) It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Helen on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at Brampton Civic Hospital. Beloved wife of the late James A. Purvis, mother of the late Bill and Jane Purvis, sister of Lisa Hollett (Andre) and the late Dorothy Johnson and loving partner of the late David Semple. Lovingly remembered by nieces and nephews Lois Reyes, Don Nowak (Gail), Peter Nowak, Katlyn and Andrew Hollett and grandnieces and nephews Laura and James Nowak, Luisa, Sean and Ruben Reyes, Richard Nowak (Bryn) and by her many friends both in and out of the art community. She was a very special lady who touched the hearts of all who met her and brightened the lives of those around her. Family and friends will be received at the Andrews Funeral Community Centre, 8190 Dixie Road, Brampton (905-456-8190) on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Family will be attending the interment at St. John's Norway Cemetery in Toronto. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the . To forward tributes to the family, please visit andrewscommunityfuneralcentre.com

Funeral Home

Andrews Community Funeral Centre - Brama
8190 Dixie Road Brampton, ON L6T5N9
(905) 456-8190

Published in the Toronto Star on Jan. 16, 2013