Passed away suddenly on October 6, 2014 at the age of 84 years. True love of 66 and a half years to Ilkka. Cherished mother of Susan and Rick Kolyvek, Lisbeth Oksanen and John Harwood, Peter and Tracy Oksanen, and David Oksanen and reunited with son Mark (1978). Loving and giving grandmother of Tara Newman and Simone Sgarbanti, Jenna and Rich Cane, Lane Kolyvek, Karri Oksanen (2012), Dana Kolyvek, Lexi Oksanen, and special G.G. to Hudson Cane. Loving sister in law of Anja McKenzie. Lovingly missed aunt of Betsy and Graham and special aunt of Bruce, Margo, and Cindy.  Helen Louise was a graduate nurse of Grace Hospital and nursed in many hospital settings. Visiting Thursday from 3-5 and 7-9 pm. Funeral Service Friday 11:30 am at Families First 1065 Lauzon Rd, East Windsor, 519-969-5841. Share memories, photos or make a donation at


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