It is with great sadness that the family of Helen Eileen Tyrell announces her passing on Monday February 21, 2022 at the age of 90 years. Helen will be lovingly remembered by her sister Mary Longhurst, niece Sharon Tilbrook, Aunt Irene Fryer, cousins Lorne and Terri Fryer, Eric and Amanda Fryer, Nick and Kelsey Fryer and Lizzi Fryer. She will be sadly missed by many friends including Sandy McLeod, Bee Oke and Renee Kleinjan. Helen was predeceased by her mother Ann Fryer, Stewart McGaw and several Aunts and Uncles. She was also predeceased by her special canine friend Lucky.
Helen was a kind, caring person. In her younger years she was a member of the Salvation Army and was stationed on the east coast where she counseled unwed mothers. Later in life as a prison guard she helped men and women learn to read and taught them skills they could use upon release. She continued her caring ways by taking care of her mother Ann and Stewart in their elderly years. After a visit with Helen you could not help feeling better about yourself and having a better outlook on life. She will be missed by many. Family and friends will be received Saturday February 26 at Arn Funeral Home193 Shackleton St, Dutton N0L 1J0 [519-762-2416] 10:00 until the time of service at 11:00 am. Social distancing and masks must be respected. Cremation to take place after with inurnment at a later date. Charitable donations may be made in Helen's memory to the Salvation Army.
The family wishes to extend a special thanks to the staff of Four Counties Villa, Four Counties Hospital and Beattie Manor for all their special care and compassion.
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