MACDONALD, Helen Isabell – Peacefully, at Peterborough Regional Health Centre, on October 24, 2017. Helen of Peterborough, formerly of Toronto, in her 97th year.
Sister of the late William (Helen) Macdonald. Remembered by nephews Robert (Beverley) Macdonald and Douglas Macdonald, and niece Linda (Rick) Gatherall. Great aunt to Bradley (Annie), Heather (Keith) and Kate (Chris). Great-great aunt to Nolan, Ty, Ian, Ethan and Allison.
Retired secretary Human Resources, from R.L. Crain Ltd (Don Mills) after a 25 year career.
A Toronto Blue Jays Mega Fan and member of the Blue Jays Fan Club since 1977, Helen travelled to Dunedin FL many years to see the Jays in Spring Training and got to know many players. She was a dog lover who adopted six Scottish Terriers over the years.
As per Helen's wishes, cremation has taken place. A private family celebration of life will be held.
Memorial Donations to the Salvation Army or a charity of your choice may be made through the Ashburnham Funeral home, Peterborough.
Special thanks to the staff at Rubidge Retirement Residence where Helen resided for two and a half years, and the PRHC Staff at A2 and Palliative Care for the last four months of care.