Helen Mary (Lil Rosie) Pelletier, beloved wife of the late Paul N. Pelletier of Calgary, passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on Monday, February 16, 2004 after a brief illness at the age of 88 years.
Helen was born on May 29, 1915 in Shaunavon, SK and at age five, moved to Ottawa for several years. The family moved back to Saskatchewan in 1927. Three years later the family moved to Calgary. Helen worked at the Palliser Hotel for many years, retiring as a Captain.
She is survived by her daughters, Pauline (Joe) Reshetylo, and Dorothy (Arnold) Lawson both of Calgary; a sister Betty Williams of Calgary; and a brother Jack (Joan) McDonald of Victoria, BC; as well as numerous nieces and nephews, seven grandchildren, nineteen great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren. Helen was predeceased by her husband Paul in 1992; her sisters and brother-in-laws, Irene and Walter Howell, and Byrne and Cecil Charlebois; and brother-in-law Bob Williams.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, February 24, 2004 at 2:30 P.M. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 944-2433.
In living memory of Helen Pelletier, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences