WELSH; Helen

1921 ~ 2016

Helen recently passed away on September 14th, 2016 at the age of 94 in Abbotsford General Hospital after having a brief battle with Esophageal Cancer. Helen was born in Redbridge, Ontario on December 10, 1921 to Percy and Matilda Tyers in a family of 10 children. Helen is survived by daughter Mary-Lynne (Dave) Ross, of Chilliwack, step daughters Gwen (Grant) Forrest and Shirley Robinson of Victoria, BC, grandchildren; Joshua (Shemina) Ross, Stephen Ross, Christopher (Jessica) Ross, Brad (Sammi) Forrest, Ryan (Alicia Guzauskas) Forrest, Jim (Doreen) Robinson, Cindy Choo (Fred Havekotte), Cathy Prokipchuk (Doug Ector), 14 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband of 30 years Ernest M. Welsh in 2003, her son-in-law Ken Robinson in 1998 and granddaughter Tiffany Forrest in 1996. A visitation for Helen will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 pm on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at Woodlawn Funeral Home, 2310 Clearbrook Rd., Abbotsford. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, September 26, 2016 at Clearbrook MB Church, 2719 Clearbrook Road, Abbotsford, BC. Donations can be made to Food for the Hungry Foundation in honour of mom – http://www.fhcanada.org/. Online condolences to the family may be made at: www.woodlawnfh-abbotsford.com

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