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Helen Gaetz

Passed 04/30/2021

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Obituary For Helen Gaetz

It is with heartfelt sadness that we announce the passing of Helen D Gaetz, age 90, on April 30, 2021. She was born in Musquodoboit to the late Raymond and Eunice Whalley. She was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend. She worked briefly with Moirs Limited and Hermes Electronics but preferred staying home and taking care of her husband and family. She was an elder at Stairs Memorial Church for many years and volunteered for Feed Nova Scotia for over 20 years at her church. She is survived by her daughters Judy (Carl) Jensen, Patsy (Bill) Simpson, grandchildren Vanessa Pearson, Jennifer (Allan) Porter, Leanne and Lisa Bevin, Sara (Jason) Simpson and great grandchildren Jayden Jenna, Madison and Haillie. She was predeceased by her devoted husband Stanley and siblings Betty (Laurie) Findlay and Joanne (Roy) Taylor. Service will take place at Memorial Gardens for family only due to covid protocol.

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  • I'm so sorry to hear of Helen's passing. I have fond memories of her and always enjoyed the shortbread cookies she gave me every year for Christmas. I'm hoping she found Mom (Frances Hunter) in heaven and the two of them are living it up. They were an inseparable pair. Thinking of you all. Patricia Johnston

  • Many many years ago Helen was my babysitter. I have so many memories of her. She's always stayed with me in my thought. My favourite memory would be cucumbers and vinegar. Because of my time there we'd often be around at supper and she'd have a plate of sliced cucumbers soaking in vinegar on the table. To this day anytime I do the same ( it's delicious) I think of her. She was so lovely and kind. I wish I could have seen her. Love to all the family. ❤️❤️❤️

  • Deepest sympathy. Will always remember Love Doris Mc Graw

  • Old time neighbour on Elmwood Avenue, memories are fading but I recall the names quite well. Sincere condolences to Judy, Patsy and all the family.

  • To the family of Helen Gaetz I was sorry to read of Helen's passing in today's paper. Helen was a dear friend from the first time I met her at Stairs Memorial Unite Church and remained so after I left. She was a fine Christian woman who will be missed by all who knew her. My condolencs to each of you. May God grant you comfort and many wonderful memories. Sinecerely. Rev. Sandra Carruthers

  • sorry to hear about aunt Helens death .She was always a very kind and nice lady and may she rest in peace with uncle Stan

  • My condolences to the whole family love you so much Nanny too many memories to list you will definitely never be forgotten

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