Helen (McPhie) Villeneuve
1928 - 2020
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It is with profound sadness the family wishes to announce the passing of Helen Villeneuve (nee McPhie) on November 4, 2020 at the age of 92, after a long battle with Alzheimers. Beloved wife of the late Joseph Donat (Don) (1995); loved mother of Tom (Francois) and Lori Dale (Michael Clinton). Cherished grandmother to Sarah Duckers (Justin), Allison Huszczo (Jordan), Rachel Dale (Jeremy), and Isabella and Elise Villeneuve. Great-grandmother to Riley, Hayden and Francine. Helen is predeceased by her best friends and sisters Sheila Medhurst (Leonard), Elizabeth Tamberelli (Samuel) and Ruth Ann Riddle (James), and her brother James McPhie (Janet). She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Family and friendships were important to Helen. She had wonderful lifelong friends who have passed before her and she is now reunited with them; Shirley Frost, Carol Sobinski, Grace McNally, and her sister-in-law and dear friend, Marie Ridge. They were special women in Helen's life. Thanks to the staff in Flamborough at Willowgrove LTC especially the nurses and PSWs who care for residents under difficult conditions. Cremation has taken place. A mass of Christian burial will be on Thursday, November 26 at 10:00 am at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 50 Brucedale Avenue East, Hamilton, L9A 1M8. Donations to Alzheimers Society or Cancer Assistance Program of Hamilton would be appreciated by the family.

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Published in The Hamilton Spectator on Nov. 21, 2020.
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November 23, 2020
My condolences to you and Tom and your families on the passing of Helen. That’s your Mammy gone. It leaves a hole in your heart. Much love, Theresa
Theresa Clinton
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November 22, 2020
I believe that tears can heal, memories can comfort, and love lives on forever.Wishing you and your families strength for today and hope for tomorrow. Love Terry & Leslie
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Leslie Ollerhead
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November 22, 2020
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November 21, 2020
Lori and girls we are so sorry to read of the passing of your mom and grandma. Your mom was such a sweetheart. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May she Rest In Peace . Your neighbours from BRANTWOOD ST. , Rick and Irene Baluk & family
Rick ,Irene Baluk
November 21, 2020
Memories of Auntie Helen and Mom (Carol) will always stay closest in my heart! Just stopping by for coffee, please take off your coat, three hours later.... coat still on! Condolences to Tom & Lori and families, memories are forever xxox Sue
Susan (Sobinski) Cronsberry
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