September 25, 1928 – April 4, 2013
Helen beloved wife of the late Robert Simpson of Calgary, AB, passed away on April 4, 2013 at the age of 84 years.
Helen was guided by the tenets of Faith, Hope and Charity. She served others in multiple ways as a nurse, teacher, elder in the church and volunteer. She gave to many charities and was always interested in others lives and wellbeing. She was especially kind and generous to children and “adopted” many, many surrogate grandchildren around the world.
Helen is survived by her sons Steven (Diane) and Robert (Taru); granddaughter Sarah; grandson Keith; brother Joe and many beloved nieces and nephews.
Helen was predeceased by her devoted husband Robert; parents James and Margaret; and her siblings Harry, Walter, Gladys, Alex, Peter and Tom.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Arthritis Society, #200, 1301 – 8 Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 1B7 Telephone: (403) 228-2571 or 1 (800) 321-1433. www.arthritis.ca. In celebration of her life and artistic spirit she requested mourners to wear bright colours.
In living memory of Helen Simpson, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences