Mrs. Helen Jane Vancoillie, a resident of Wallaceburg, passed away on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the age of 82 years. She was a daughter of the late James and Janet (Ewing) Barr.Beloved wife of the late Charles Vancoillie (2007). Loving mother and mother-in-law of Tony (Ruth) Vancoillie, Rick (Kim) Vancoillie, Dan (Carrie) Vancoillie and Michele (Leon) Roegiest. Sadly missed by her grandchildren David (Tiffanie), Chrissy, Christopher, Nicole, Emma, Zachary, Jacob, Talia, Dexter, Kayla, Kaitlyn, Haley and Hanna. Kind sister-in-law of Edmund and Jacqueline Vancoillie, Mary Vancoillie and Eliza DeCook.Predeceased by her brother Donald (the late Judy) Barr and her brother-in-law Julien Vancoillie and her brother-in-law Frank DeCook. Also survived by many nieces and nephews and special close cousin Sarah (Doug) Robinson.
Friends will be received at the Eric F. Nicholls Funeral Home Ltd. 639 Elgin St., Wallaceburg, on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 10 am from Our Lady Help of Christians Church, in Wallaceburg. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Wallaceburg. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stroke or Diabetes Association may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.ericfnichollsfuneralhome.com. As a living memorial, a tree will be planted in Nicholls Memorial Forest in Memory of Helen Vancoillie.