HELENE SULLIVAN (DEMERS)
Helene Laure Marie Sullivan, 95, of Kamloops passed away on November 4th, 2013 at Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice. She will be sadly missed and well remembered by family and friends.
She was the first born to William and Laure (Fournier) Demers in Saskatoon, SK on November 17th, 1917. She married the Love of her Life, Robin Sullivan on Novermber 26th, 1936 in Dinsmore, SK.
Mom is survived by her loving children: Marlene (Norval) Card of Kamloops, David (Jill) Sullivan of Sechelt, Robert (Rena) Sullivan of Calgary, and her daughter-in-law, Irene Sullivan of Saskatoon. She is survived by 14 grandchildren, Robyn (Randy) Babcock, Heath (Natalie) Card, Mark (Stephanie) Sullivan, Kelly (Carmen) Sullivan, Tara Sullivan, Kerry (Sharon) Sullivan, Doyle (Connie) Sullivan, Dionne (Crystal) Sullivan, Robert Sullivan, Sean (Tricia) Sullivan, Dean (Brenda) Sullivan, Darren (Dorie) Sullivan, Tricia (Al) Lavoie and Tanya (Jamie) Cooley, as well as 34 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren. Also left to cherish Helene’s memory are her brother Lionel (Edith) Demers of Saskatoon, sister Yvette (Robert) MacGregor of Victoria, and many nieces, nephews and friends. Special nieces include Myrna Sawyer, Deb MacLeod, Barb Hedger and Arlene Spence. Special friends: Lloyd Leiske, her dancing partner, and Neta Nelson, her card and casino partner, of Vernon.
Her favourite pastimes were shopping, dancing, bowling, shuffleboard, playing cards, casino and watching her great-grandson, Max Card, play soccer and hockey, after moving to Kamloops on December 1st, 2012.
She was predeceased by her husband, Robin (1965), parents William and Laure (Fournier) Demers, brothers Leonard Demers, Maurice Demers, and sisters Annette Ferguson, Therese Lovegrove (baby sister), brothers-in-law, Gary Thomas, Clayton (Buck) Ferguson and Clarence Lovegrove.
Special thanks to the staff at Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice for their love, care and support during Mom’s stay.
Heartfelt thanks to all the family and friends that visited, phoned, sent flowers and cards to Mom during her stay at Hospice.
A Graveside service for Helene will be held in Rosetown, SK in 2014. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice, the Kamloops SPCA, or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements entrusted to
Kamloops Funeral Home
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