HELKA, Clifford of Port Dover, passed away peacefully at home following a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by the love of his family, on WednesdCliffordHelka-largeay, September 4, 2013, in his 74th year. Beloved husband of Joyce. Cherished father and father-in-law of Russell (Sharon) of Simcoe and Tammy (Scott) of Port Dover. Loving grandfather of Chantelle, Chelseay, Hannah, Riley and Krysten. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Bruce (Kaye) of Sprucedale and Orvill (Lois) of Selkirk. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Clifford had many hobbies, among them, woodworking, playing cards, cutting wood, snowshoeing, and a connoisseur of desserts, but most of all he loved playing the guitar. It is with regret we announce the “Country Pickin’ Wood Physician” has left the building. Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will be held October 5, 2013 from 2pm to 4pm at 1017 Main St. Port Dover. Arrangements have been entrusted to THOMPSON WATERS FUNERAL HOME, Port Dover (519) 583-1530. For those wishing, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated. On-line donations and/or condolences can be made at www.thompsonwatersfuneralhome.ca

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