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MINIAJLO – Helen Annie (nee Boreskie)

April 28, 1918 – November 17, 2009

It is with deepest sorrow that we announce the passing of a beloved Mother and Nana. Helen was a unique, one of a kind, strong, loving, and thoughtful person.

Her love of life, flowers, family, and friends will always be cherished. She will be missed dearly as a family member and friend. Helen belongs to the No. 1 Legion and Golden Age Club where she loved to dance, play darts and spend time with her friends.

She leaves behind her daughter Maureen (Don); grandchildren, Stacy (Sarah) and Marci; and her great granddaughter Misha, the sunshine of her life that has kept her going these past years. Helen also leaves behind her sister Carrie, cousins, Annie, Helen and Lil, and many, many nieces and nephews, as well as her “second” daughter Wendy.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, November 20, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Helen’s honour may be made directly to the Canadian Association for Disabled Skiing, C.A.D.S. ALBERTA, Memo: Calgary, 11759 Groat Road, Edmonton, AB T5M 3K6, Telephone: 780-427-8104,

In living memory of Helen Miniajlo, a tree will be planted at Fletcher Park, Airdrie by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. What a beautiful lady she was.
    All she ever said was “I’m fine”
    And what a Fine Lady she was.
    We will miss her dearly.
    My family’s thoughts are with you
    all in your time of loss.

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  2. Shelley Duggan :

    I know this is a very hard time for you but take comfort in the fact that you cared for her when she needed it the most. She is now at peace.

    Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you.

    Shelley and Jaret

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  3. The Downtown Friendship Centre (Golden Age Club), Board of Directors, Members and staff, send our Condolences to the Miniajlo family. Helen was a member for a very long time. She was also a life time member and enjoyed playing darts with the Dart Club.
    She willl be missed by all who had the pleasure to have met her.

    Carol Astop
    Administrative Assistant

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  4. Your mother was a shining light and someone who I cherished. We will make sure to spread her gifts of perrenials. Where ever we go. We know that she is at peace and with the love of her life. God bless you Helen and your family.
    Warmest regards Wanda and Karl

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