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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Helen Southwell

Passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Resting at the Rockwood Chapel

Service Summary

Private cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at the Rockwood chapel on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 11 a.m. - 12 noon. A celebration of Life for Helen will follow at 12 noon .

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Southwell, Helen Faith

Suddenly at her Home, on September 6th, 2017 in her 92nd year. She was the beloved wife of the late Peter Southwell for 65 years. Predeceased by her youngest son, Michael, and her grandson, Ian. Helen was the dear mother of Jill, Janet, Rob, and Stephen. She was Nanny to eleven grandchildren, and Great-Nanny of seven great-grandchildren. Aunt Helen will be missed by her family in the U.K. Helen dedicated her life to her family, always loving, providing guidance/knowledge and ensuring that her family prospered. She loved swimming, the outdoors, gardening, puzzles and quilting. She led by example with her courage to take on new things and master them. Mum, Nanny, Great-Nanny was an inspiration to her family and will be dearly missed

A celebration of life service for Helen will be held at Gilbert MacIntyre Funeral Home, 117 Guelph St., Rockwood on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 12 noon with visitation prior to the service from 11 a.m.-12 noon. Private family committal service to be held in Johnson Cemetery, Eramosa. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario would be appreciated. Donation cards are available at the funeral home, 519-856-1100 or send condolences at www.gilbertmacintyreandson.com

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