Helen Campbell

Obituary of Helen Campbell

Mary “Helen” Campbell, - Of Greenfield, NS It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of mother, grandmother, great grandmother, friend on Saturday, December 12th at the age of 86 after a valiant fight with cancer in the Hants Community Hospital, Windsor. Born in Scotch Village May 12, 1934. Helen was the daughter of the late Gordon and Marion (Rose) Sanford. Helen worked with Maritime Tel in Windsor; for Seniors in the Rawdon area; at Rainbow Farms for 19 years and Larry and Joyce MacPhee for 9 years. She was a blood donor and gave 115 donations. She was a member of the Rawdon Hills United Church, Treasurer of the Centre Rawdon U.C.W. for 27 years; member of the Walton drop-in Seniors, Burlington Seniors, Senior Fellow-ship Cafe and an avid 45 card player. She went to the card parties every Saturday night in Rawdon Gold Mines, (Thanks Shirley). Helen loved her home and would rather be there than anywhere else. Her favorite television program was the News. She followed the Blue Jays, never gave up on the Maple Leaf's and watched curling. She went to the one room schoolhouse in Scotch Village and Windsor Academy High travelling by train. Helen made the best mincemeat and made numerous pies for Christmas orders. She made jams and jellies for family and friends; crab apple jelly was the all favorite. Helen's favorite hymn was Precious Lord. Kyle, Eric Braydan and Carter, I will miss your hockey and ball games, hit a home run for Gram! She is survived by her son Duncan (Lisa), grandson's Christopher, Matthew (Rebecca), Andrew, Kyle, Eric, great grandsons Braydan and Carter. Brothers Harold, James, Dowell (Shirley), David (Sharon), sister Joyce Rogers (Stephen). Helen was predeceased by her parents, her husband Claude in 1990, son Christopher 2015. She is survived by daughter in law Judy (Garnet), sister-in-law Mary Campbell, brother-in-law Willard Campbell. She was also predeceased by sister-in-law Betty Sanford in 2005 and daughter in law Mary-Ann Campbell in 2016. Gram is loved beyond words by her grandsons. She will be forever in their hearts. Gram's life was her family. Cremation has taken, there will be no visitation by request. A private family committal service will take place at St. Paul's Anglican cemetery in Center Rawdon at a later date, Rev. Linton Worall officiating. "Hug your children" Donations in memory of Helen can be made to Hants North Food Bank c/o Rob Seary 5035 Route 534, East Gore, Hants Co., NS B0N 1P0. Arrangements have been entrusted to the compassionate care of the J Wilson Allen Funeral Home HWY 215 Summerville, ph- 1-902-633-2431 or please visit our website at www.allenfh.ca to sign the guest book and send private condolences.
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Donations in memory of Helen can be made to Hants North Food Bank c/o Rob Seary 5035 Route 534, East Gore, Hants Co., NS B0N 1P0.
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