HUISMAN, Helena (nee VanBemmel) - Passed away peacefully at Markham Stouffvile Hospital December 5, 2012. Beloved wife of the late Adriaan Huisman (2003). Helen was a wonderful mother to her children Ronald, Perry (Andrea), Joyce and Ingrid (Rick) and will be sadly missed by her seven grandchildren: Jeffrey, Nicole, Michelle, Amanda, Derek, Trevor and Julia. Special thanks to the nurses on the Palliative Unit at Markham Stouffvile Hospital, Tanya Dube S.W., Dr. Patterson and Dr. Trinkaus. A "Celebration of Life" will be held at Parkview Village, 12184 Ninth Line, Stouffville in the Activity Room, Monday, December 10, 2012 between 2-5 p.m .

Published in the Toronto Star on Dec. 7, 2012