It is with great sadness the family of Helen Youlton (nee Plaskon) announces her sudden passing on July 22, 2012 at the age of 71. Devoted wife of the late Gordon Youlton (2009). Much loved mother of Karri and Steve Preston, Sherri and Alex Horne, Juli and Fiore Zenone. Proud and adored grandmother of Connor and Mackenzie Preston, Andrew, Justin and Emily Horne, and Owen, Zachary and Nathaniel Zenone. Sadly missed sister of George and Donna Plaskon and John and Bev Plaskon,  and sister-in-law of Barbara and Bill Humphrey, Shirley and Larry Davis and Terry and Mary Youlton, and many nieces and nephews. Daughter of the late Michael and Martha Plaskon. Helen will be remembered for countless volunteer hours and involvement in several organizations including the St. Marys Horticultural Society, St. Marys Presbyterian Church, St. Marys Memorial Hospital Auxiliary , Community Living St. Marys and Area, McConnell Club and the Friendship Centre.

As with Helen’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held at the Andrew L. Hodges Funeral Home (519-284-2820), 47 Wellington St. South, St. Marys, on Tuesday, July 24, from 2- 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. The Memorial Service will be conducted on Wednesday, July 25, 2012 at the St. Marys Presbyterian Church, 147 Widder St. East, St. Marys, at 11 a.m. with family receiving friends an hour prior. Private family interment in St. Marys Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the St. Marys Presbyterian Church or Community Living St. Marys and Area.

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