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JOBIN, Helen (nee Kinsman)

March 8, 1930 – Edmonton, AB
January 1, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Helen Jobin of Calgary passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at the age of 83 years.

Helen was born and raised in Edmonton, AB. While working for BMO she met and married Tom Jobin in 1957. While raising her children Helen continued her banking career until her retirement in 1985 after the birth of her first grandchild. Respected by colleagues and associates, she remained an active member of the BMO Pensioners Association. Helen’s greatest joy was her family and was most proud of her children and grandchildren’s accomplishments. She enjoyed golfing, bowling and bridge and the many friendships she made through these activities. Helen and Tom were lifelong fans of the Calgary Stampeders and Calgary Flames.

Helen is survived by her three children, Janice Jobin, Mark and Jane Jobin, John and Betty Jobin. Grandma will be missed by her seven grandchildren, Christie Pryor, Matthew Pryor, Megan Pryor, Samantha Jobin, Thomas Jobin, Jonah Jobin and Lauren Jobin, who will carry cherished memories of her forever. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas Jobin in 2007 and four brothers Jack, Andy, Ed and Charlie Kinsman.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Sunday, January 5, 2014 from 2:00p.m. to 4:00p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church (1414 Shawnessy Boulevard S.W.) on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 11:00a.m. Graveside Service to follow in the Holy Family Cemetery at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com.

In living memory of Helen Jobin, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.

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  1. Louanne and Alice Brown :

    Janice, Mom and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. It is a child’s greatest burden to lose a parent. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help you and your family through this difficult time.

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  2. To Helen’s family, I enjoyed many days of Helen’s company on the golf course over quite a few years. I know you will miss her as we exchanged many family stories with each other and her family was most important to her. Sincerely Jan Stewart

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  3. janet & john Macleod :

    So sorry for your loss. Jan

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  4. Our deepest sympathy for your loss. May God bless your family during this time. Love Matt, Sheri, Erin, Sierra, Hunter and Megan Davis.

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  5. Valerie Robertson :

    My deepest sympathy for your loss. I have many fond memories of times spent at the BMO Pensioners Association with Helen, together with my husband Jim. My thoughts and prayers are with your families. Val

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  6. Kendrick Family :

    Sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayers are with all of you.
    Love Barry, Lana, Matthew and James

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  7. Janice, I am so sorry to hear about your Mum.
    Please share my condolences with your family.

    Marlene

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