Helen passed away peacefully in her 92nd year at RVH in Barrie on January 2, 2017. Born in Chatham, New Brunswick, Helen was predeceased by siblings Don, Ruth, Dorothy and Margaret. Predeceased by her beloved husband Leslie Howard Holmes, Helen is survived and beloved by son Grant, daughter-in-law Starr, grandsons Clayton and Mac, and granddaughter-in-law Alexandra. Beloved sister of Judy Romak and husband Jerry, and as “Aunt Lula” to their children Dennis, Matt, Meghan and families. Loving Aunt to niece Wendy Betway, and to her nephews Bob, Bruce, John and David from New Brunswick. Helen was a proud veteran of the Royal Canadian Army and served in WWII. A Memorial will be held at a later date in Toronto. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie.