Passed away peacefully with dignity at home on Monday, March 17, 2014 at the age of 90 years. Predeceased by her husband George in 1991 and her mother Ellen Brown in 1984. Loving mother of Ron (Karen), Robert, and Margaret (Scott Cameron). Dear grandma to Michael and Crystal Matlack, Krista and Justin Fairchild, Jennifer and Rob Poisson, Kelly Cameron and Tom Hebert. Great-grandma to Kendall Poisson. Special thanks to Elena Taves and Jane Vandenberg who she loved like daughters. Helen was the proud owner of The Regal Gift Shop in Essex, which her mother Ellen opened in 1949.Cremation has taken place. Kennedy Funeral  Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. N, Essex entrusted with arrangements. You may send your condolences online at

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