Obituary Condolences

McEACHERN, HELEN September 24,1923 to December 25, 2011 Helen McEachern passed away peacefully after a short illness on December 25, 2011. She was 88. Helen was predeceased in February 2000 by her childhood friend and beloved husband of 52 years, Ben McEachern. She was the youngest member of the original Boothby family that helped establish Mission, British Columbia. Her passing is greatly mourned by three devoted children: Douglas, Alan and Kathryn along with her daughters and son-in-law: Jan McEachern, Mary McEachern and David Glackin. She is fondly remembered by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren: Megan, Dave and Logan Hopper; Brad, Kara and Molly McEachern; along with Kelly, Michael, Katie and Gracie McEachern. Helen and Ben McEachern moved to San Diego in 1964 to pursue his career at Solar Turbines. Helen was a statistician for San Diego's Health Systems Agency, and more recently enjoyed regular bridge games at the Soledad Club. Services will be held Saturday, January 28, 2012, at 11 a.m. at St. Mark's Methodist Church, 3502 Clairemont Drive.

Published in U-T San Diego on Jan. 22, 2012
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