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BONSER, Helen (nee Venick)  - Helen passed away peacefully at Ajax/Pickering Hospital on April 4, 2018.

Born in the City of Toronto on August 4, 1923, Helen devoted her life to raising and nurturing her family.

Partner and best friend to her late husband Bernard (Ben) Bonser, retired City of Toronto Fire Chief.

Helen was predeceased by her devoted son, the late Bryan Bonser (Darlene), retired school teacher.

Helen will be missed by her surviving children Barbara Preston (John), Deborah Bonser (Harvey), (Darlene) Bonser; as well as her grandchildren Heather Schaefer (Curtis), Michael Preston (Summer), Gregory, Lisa, David and Ian Bonser (Crystal), Max and Eve Cooper; and, her great-grandchildren Caleb, Erica, Sasha, Ben and Chelsea.

The family will receive friends at Accettone Funeral Home, Ajax on Thursday April 12th from 7:00 till 9:00 pm. Funeral Mass will be held at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church, 1148 Finch Ave. Pickering on Friday April 13th at 10:30am. A short reception will be held at the Church following the Mass. Interment following at Mount Hope Cemetery, 305 Erskine Ave,Toronto.

Helen enjoyed travelling and although she treasured each new experience in distant lands it was the homecoming to her family that excited her most.

If desired, remembrances to the CHARITY of your choice would be appreciated.