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Publication: Times & Transcript, Moncton add link
Issue: 13 March 2012
Title: Death Notices
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Helen Walton

WALTON, HELEN V. - 1911 - 2012 - Helen Viva Walton, of Baie Verte/Port Elgin, passed away peacefully at the Drew Nursing Home on Sunday, March 11, 2012, on her 101st birthday. Born in Port Elgin, she was a daughter of the late Harry and Leona (Allen) Field. In earlier years, Helen was a school teacher in Westmorland County, excelling in math instruction. She was a 50 year Jewel Holder and Life Member of Fort Monckton Chapter # 11, Order of The Eastern Star. Helen was also a Past Noble Grand of the Rebekah Lodge. She was a longtime member of the United Church of Canada, serving for many years as treasurer for the Port Elgin, Baie Verte, Tidnsh Bridge Pastoral Charge. Helen was involved with the Baie Verte Senior Citizens spending many happy hours at the Baie Verte Hall quilting with friends. " Quilters make better comforters". Helen was often called upon to write poetry for special occasions. Helen will be sadly missed by her two sons, Owen (Shirley), of Dartmouth, NS, and Thane (Doris), of Thunder Bay, ON; one daughter, Joyce (Ronald) Holden, of Windsor, ON; 13 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; brother, Roderick Johnson, of Port Elgin; sister, Isabel Peacock, of Bedford, NS, as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Floyd; daughter, Norma; one grandchild in infancy; brothers, Ernest, David and Douglas, and a sister Madeline.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jones Funeral and Cremation Services, 3 W Main Street, Port Elgin (538-2241), from where visitation will take place on Wednesday, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM. Fort Monckton Chapter #11, Order of the Eastern Star will conduct a service at 7 PM. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 2 PM from the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Fernwood Cemetery. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Helen may do so to The International Order of the Rainbow for Girls or a charity of your choice. Family flowers only.