MacLARY: Helen G. (Donmoyer) (nee Vyse) of Woodstock

MacLARY, Helen – With saddened hearts, we announce the passing of our beloved Mom, Gramma and Great Gramma, Helen Grace MacLary (Donmoyer) (nee Vyse), on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 in her 90th year.  She was predeceased by her husband Harris G. MacLary (2007).  She is survived by her children, Sharon Kruse, Ed Donmoyer (Marilyn), Bill Donmoyer (Linda) and Dean Donmoyer (Wanda) as well as her grandchildren David Kruse (Jane), Amanda Axon (Steve), Stephanie Kila, David Gregory (Chris), Kate Reid (John), Shelby Donmoyer, Nick Donmoyer, Samantha Roe (Jay), Kyle Donmoyer and Mike Donmoyer and their families.  The second eldest of the twelve children of William and Edna Vyse, she was predeceased by Harry, Shirley, Midge, Bill, Polly and Kitty and is survived by Don, Jim, Gary, Judy and Dave.  Helen will be remembered as an avid bridge player, keen naturalist, camper, Lamon’s Bakery cake decorator, and as a founding member of Probus in Woodstock.  She will be greatly missed as the matriarch of her large extended family.  As per Mom’s wishes, there will be no visitation, but the family would like to extend an invitation to all family and friends to a “Celebration of Her Life” on Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 1:00-4:00 PM at the Navy Club, 959 James Street, Woodstock.  In Lieu of flowers, the family would greatly acknowledge donations to the Woodstock Hospital Foundation or VON- Sakura House, and can be made through the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St, North,  Woodstock. (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at

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