Helen Ray (nee Lancaster), passed away on June 13, 2021 at Hillsdale Terraces in Oshawa. Loving wife of Colin Ray for over 65 years. Adored mother of Kevin (Jacqui) and Leslie (David). Cherished grandmother of Sarah, Kristofer and Emma. Helen will be greatly missed by her dear close friends and teacher colleagues from over the decades. She possessed a special passion for life and a particular fondness for her place in the generations of ancestors on the Kawartha lakes. Arrangements entrusted to THORNTON CEMETERY & FUNERAL CENTRE, 1200 Thornton Road North, Oshawa, (South of Taunton Road and off of Dryden Blvd) 905-579-6787. The Ray family wish to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the caring and compassionate staff of Hillsdale Terraces for professionalism shown to Helen and her family. Donations will be gratefully accepted for the Kawartha Land Trust.