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Cooper, Helen Gertrude (Nee Foster)

In loving memory of Helen Gertrude Cooper (Nee Foster), who passed away on September 4, 2020 at the age of 89 years, at St Gabriel Villa in Chelmsford.  Helen was born in Billings Township on Manitoulin Island to the late Cecil & Margaret Foster.  In 1949, she married Harold Cooper (predeceased), of Mindemoya, ON and raised 6 children.  Loving mother of Douglas, Danny (Eveleen), Maria (predeceased), Vicki (Gord McCarthy), Tim (Teresa) and Carol.  Beloved sister of George Foster (Rena) of Kagawong (both predeceased). Cherished grandmother to Jonathan (Jennifer), Matthew (Tanis), David (Amelie) and Robert McCarthy (Karen).  And great grandmother to Calise, Bryce, Arthur, Mathias, Nolan and Hudson. Helen will be sadly missed by her brother in- law and sister in- law Royce & Elaine Blackwood, many nieces and nephews, dear friends and neighbours. The family moved to Lively, ON in 1967.  Helen was a member of St. Pius Catholic church in Lively and a founding member of Our Lady of Canada Roman Catholic Church in Mindemoya.  A huge and sincere thank you goes out to all the wonderful Staff of St. Gabriel Villa, who has taken such great care of Helen for the last 16 Months.  Due to covid19 pandemic there will be no visitation or service.  A private burial will take place, at the Carnarvon Cemetery in Mindemoya at a later date.  Donations to the Mindemoya Hospital Auxilliary or Charity of choice would be appreciated. 

9 Condolences

  1. Please accept our Deepest Condolences for the loss of your Mom, Grandma, and friend. She was a special friend and travelling companion to our Mom Margaret who always thought so highly of Helen. Margaret always had so many fun stories to share about their travels. Cherish your memories, and know that Helen is now resting in the arms of the Angels.
    Fondly, Karen and Greg

    Posted by:Greg and Karen Carrick
    September 18, 2020
  2. Sorry for the loss of your Mother. Always enjoyed spending time with her when we were on the island. She was a wonderful person.
    Mike and Deb Flynn and the Allison Family.

    Posted by:Mike and Deb Flynn
    September 9, 2020
  3. So sorry to hear of Helen’s death. Our families have always been close as friends and relatives. I have many happy memories of times spent on the Island and in Sudbury. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.
    Cathy de Ruiter (nee Saunders)

    Posted by:Cathy de Ruiter
    September 9, 2020
  4. Dear Timothy William,
    Nothing can take away the love a heart holds dear !
    May loving memories comfort YOU and your entire family over the passing of your dear mother.

    SINCERELY EXPRESSING HEARTFELT SYMPATHY
    from your close friends at Fischer Canada
    Ingrid and Juergen Lehne

    Posted by:Ingrid Lehne
    September 8, 2020
  5. Danny, Vicki, Tim, Carol and family: We are so sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Many wonderful memories of both Patricia Street and Rockville Road 🙂
    Wrapping you all in a huge hug full of love, strength, wonderful memories, and healing thoughts and prayers.
    With love,
    Geri, Karen and Esa, Vicki, Dyan Lynn and families

    Posted by:The MacKinnon Family
    September 8, 2020
  6. On behalf of Trinity House and CLGS, I would like to say sorry for your loss and send our condolences.

    Posted by:Mitch Loiselle
    September 7, 2020
  7. Sorry for the loss of your mom Dan.
    Cameron

    Posted by:Cameron Beare
    September 7, 2020
  8. Our sincerest condolences. Mrs. Cooper was a beautiful woman and will be missed by many. 89 amazing years.

    Thinking of you all.
    Love Jen and Jamie

    Posted by:The Hawkins Family
    September 6, 2020
  9. Our sincere condolences for Vickie McCarthy and family. You only get one mom. May she rest in peace.

    Posted by:Marlene & Denis Beaudry
    September 6, 2020

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