Helen Marie Geary (nee Kennedy) passed away peacefully Friday, May 25, 2007 at La Verendrye General Hospital in Fort Frances, Ont. with family and friends by her side.
Helen is survived by her husband, Hughie; son, Aron (Jamie); and her mother, Elda Kennedy. She also is survived by her brothers and sisters, Fay (John Hazel), Ruffus (Marika Barchuk), Ed, and Betty (Mark Madill); as well as Vivian Smith, Ted, Isla Hayes, and Jim (Lucille).
She also is survived by her sister-in-law, Vickie and family, Elsie Ball and family, Jean Geary, May Swartman, and Nellie Derouard and family; and brothers-in-law, Jack and family, Edward and family, and Earl (Mick).
She also is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Helen was predeceased by her father, Edwin; brothers, Allan and Robert John (RJ); sister, Audrey; and nephew, Craig.
Helen and Hughie were married in Kenora, Ont. on Aug. 24, 1973, and lived there until moving to Fort Frances in 1980.
Early in her career, Helen worked as an RNA in Fort Frances and Kenora. Upon returning to Fort Frances, she worked at Rainycrest and, most recently, for Community Living Fort Frances.
Helen enjoyed gardening, coin collecting, and trips to the casino to try her hand with Lady Luck.
Cremation has taken place and at her request there will be no service. A private interment to follow at a later date.
Flowers are gratefully declined.
In memoriam donations can be made to Tamarack Lodge c/o Northridge Funeral Home, P.O. Box 89, Emo, Ont., P0W 1E0.