Helen Purcell (Nee Prepchuk)

PURCELL, HELEN (NEE PREPCHUK)   

March 6, 1911 – December 16, 2012

Helen passed away peacefully

on December 16, 2012 at the age

of 101 at Sutherland Hills Rest Home. Helen was born in Kayville, Sk on March 6, 1911 and was the last surviving sibling of 13 brothers and sisters.  She is predeceased by her husband Joseph and sons John, Peter and George.  Helen is

survived by two sons Lee (Chris)

and Don (Jan) both of Vancouver, BC, three daughters, Genovieve, Marina (Cocar) and Georgina (Majeran) all of Kelowna, BC and daughters-in-law Joan (Vancouver), Kathy (Kelowna) and Roseanne

(Calgary).  She is also survived by 22 grandchildren,

26 great-grandchildren and 7 great, great-grandchildren.

In 1996 Helen moved to Kelowna, BC to be close to her daughters, residing in Sutherland Hills Rest Home. The family would like to thank all the staff at Sutherland Hills for their kindness and compassionate care during the 15 years Helen lived at the home. Helen will be laid to rest in

Riverside Memorial Park, Regina, Sk.

Arrangements entrusted to Everden Rust Funeral Services, Kelowna, BC and Victoria Avenue Funeral Chapel,

Regina, SK.


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