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Helen Erwin

July 20, 1945 to March 3, 2020

Helen Erwin – of Listowel, formerly of R.R. 1 Atwood, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Tuesday March 3, 2020 at the age of 74. Helen was a member of Atwood Presbyterian Church, Listowel Agricultural Society, the former Donegal Women’s Institute and Junior Farmers. She enjoyed quilting, crafts, making turtles and chocolates and spending time with her family and friends at the cottage. Beloved wife of Paul Erwin whom she married in 1972. Loving mother and grandmother of Jeff and Nancy Erwin and their children Gracie and Mason, Julie Erwin and her daughter Marly and Julie’s partner Peter Holland and his children Connor and Kaden. Dear sister of Donna and Terry McElhone, Lenore and Bruce Frost and sister-in-law of Diane and Barry Livingston. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by her parents Clure and Enid (Humphrey) Dolson. Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Friday March 6 from 1:30 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Helen’s life will be held at Atwood Presbyterian Church on Saturday March 7, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Ernie Naylor officiating. Spring interment in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to: Listowel Memorial Hospital Foundation 255 Elizabeth Street East Listowel, ON N4W 2P5 or Atwood Presbyterian Church PO Box 179 Atwood, ON N0G 1B0 would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by calling the Funeral Home or returning to the Current Funerals page and clicking on the Make a Donation link. Please forward your cheque directly to the charity of choice at the above address.


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