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HEAD – Helen Marie (nee Corbett)

January 18, 1925 – December 30, 2010

Helen Head, beloved wife of Cecil Head, passed away on Thursday, December 30, 2010 at the age of 85 years after a brief but courageous battle with cancer.

Helen Head Born on January 18, 1925 in Culloden, Ontario. She worked at the Bank of Montreal in downtown Calgary, and after meeting Cecil moved to Red Deer to begin raising their family. Her love and generosity to family and friends shall not be forgotten.

Helen will be lovingly remembered but sadly missed by her loving husband of 64 years, Cecil. She is survived by one brother Roy Corbett of Red Deer; two daughters, Judy (Bob) of Edmonton and Lisa (Brian) of Rocky Mountain House; three sons, James (Christine) of Vancouver; Michael (Joanna) of Rocky Mountain House, and Pat (Jacquie) of Calgary, Grandchildren; Tyler, Robyn, Laura, Lee, Eric, Sarah, Jordan, Calum, Simon, Coleridge, and Melissa.

A celebration of Helen’s life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Friday, January 7, 2011 at 1:30 p.m.  You may forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Helen Head, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.  Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Hugh and Marion Fraser :

    The grace and strength of this great lady, wife, mother and grandmother will live on in the memories of all who knew her. Our deepest sympathies go to her husband Cecil, our son-in-law Michael, daughter Joanna and grandchildren Simon and Melissa. Her large and loving family and all who knew her will miss her dreadfully.

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  2. Beth and Dave Hounsome :

    Our great sympathies to you all – she will be missed. Hugs Beth and Dave Hounsome

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  3. Sharon and Ted Olson :

    We are so sorry to read in the paper of your loss. It’s been 40 years plus since we have been in touch, but I remember your wife and mother as a gentle and kind lady. You will miss her dearly! Judy, please get in touch. I would love to catch up on the last 40 years! In fact, I was just thinking of you the other day. Love, Sharon
    p.s. Mr. Head, I will never forget your kindness to me. Thanks again.

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  4. Julie & Jack Kline :

    Dear Cecil & Family:

    We were saddened & shocked to hear of Helen’s death She was such a wonderful person. With deepest sympathy & remembrance – all our love Jack & Julie

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  5. Patricia & Gary Down :

    Dear Cecil and family,
    We were saddened to read of Helen’s death. We enjoyed having her, Lisa and you, as our neighbours on Dalmarnock Cr. many years back. May your memories sustain you.
    Please accept our sympathy to you all.

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  6. Fred & Audrey Alcock :

    To Cecil and family, our thoughts are with you at this time. We fondly remember the good times we enjoyed as your neighbours in the Bearspaw community. Helen’s gentle spirit and kindness will live on in our memories.

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