HARMON, HelenPosted: March 30th, 2017
1927 – 2017
Mrs. Helen Harmon, beloved wife of Mr. Delmer (Del) Harmon, passed away after a lengthy illness at the Edith Cavell Care Centre on Monday March 27, 2017 at the age of 89 years.
Helen was born in Slovakia and came to Canada at the age 2. She spent her childhood in Saskatchewan and in the Taber area with her family. In 1942, she moved to Lethbridge and started her career as a waitress during the war. She enjoyed her career serving others for 40 years, retiring at age 62.
Besides her loving husband, Del Harmon of Lethbridge, Helen is survived by her daughter Linda of Edmonton; son Gary (Marlene) of Lethbridge; sister Mary of Lethbridge; brother Ernie (Pam) of England; brother-in-law Jack (Dorothy) of Montana, U.S.A; cousins Elsie and Helen of Taber; cousins in Slovakia as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and their families.
She was predeceased by her parents, George and Anne and brother Joseph.
Helen met Del in Lethbridge in 1947 and they married March 18, 1949. This past Saturday, March 18, they celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary.
In the 1950’s, Helen and Del had 2 children, Linda and Gary. Helen enjoyed reading, puzzles, a good mystery, cooking, baking and gardening. She loved flowers, roses being her favorite. Helen especially enjoyed her visits to Waterton and travelling. She was a wonderful wife, mother and a friend to many. She will be missed and her memory will remain in our hearts.
A private Memorial Service will take place. Inurnment will take place in the Mountain View Cemetery Columbarium.
Those who wish, memorial donations may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society, 200, 2424- 4th St. SW, Calgary, AB, T2S 2T4, The Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation, 960 19th St S, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 1W5, Edith Cavell Care Centre, 1255 5th Ave. S., Lethbridge, AB, T1J 0V6 or a charity of your choice.
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