Dobetsberger, Helene (nee Bernhardt) of Leamington

79 years, passed away on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at WRH-Ouellette Campus surrounded by her family. Beloved wife to Ewald Sr. for 59 years. Loving mother of Sonja Brown (Howard Forsyth), Helene Gatto (Bill), Gabrielle Will (Stacy), and the late Ewald Jr. (2002, the late Donna Jones – 2013). Cherished grandmother of Billy Gatto, Kaitlyn Gatto, Ronald Will (Jesse), Nicole Klassen (Jared), Danielle Dobetsberger, Shawn Dobestberger (Monica); and proud great grandmother to her ‘Angel’ Liviana. Many nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive. Helene was a wonderful woman who loved her family deeply. She will be missed but not forgotten. Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 11 a.m. until time of Memorial Service to celebrate Helene’s life at 1 p.m. Pastor Sylvia Swiatoschik officiating. Memorial donations, made by cheque, to Erie Shores Hospice would be appreciated. Friends may share their memories or make an online donation at

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