In memory of

Helen Elsie McGovern

May 20, 1929 -  January 13, 2018

McGovern, Helen
Passed away, peacefully in her sleep at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on January 13, 2018 at the age of 89. Predeceased by her loving husbands Larry McGovern and Bill Cox. Helen was a loving and devoted mother of Paul(Pat) and Loni. Adored nanny of Bryce Walton. Cherished grandmother of Leslie(Bill) and Tracy. Great grandmother of Tyler, Jamie-Lee, Matthew and Andrea. She is predeceased by her parents Roy and Elizabeth and by her sister Margaret. Helen will be dearly missed by sister in law Lois, and by many extended family, relatives and friends. She will be forever remembered for her love of life, cooking, travel and in her earlier years, figure skating. Her passion for the sport took her to many countries, including the Pan Am Games. She had some amazing experiences and forged many friendships with the Whitby Precision Skating Team. As per her own wishes, there will be no formal funeral service, cremation will take place. A celebration of Helen’s Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to THORNTON CEMETERY & FUNERAL CENTRE, 1200 Thornton Road North, Oshawa 905-579-6787. In Helen’s name, donations will be gratefully accepted for CNIB.


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