Iver “Helen” Bailey

Helen Bailey (nee Hutchings) of Finch passed away peacefully at the Ottawa Hospital, General Campus, on Mon., Feb. 11, 2013. She was 92.
She was the cherished wife of the late Orval Bailey. She was the beloved mother of the late Raymond Bailey, Ruth (Don) MacLean of Lunenburg, and the late infant Reta Bailey. She will be fondly remembered by grandchildren, David (Laurilyn), Michael, Pam (Wayne) McDonald, and Kim (Jason) Norman, and by great-grandchildren, Nathan, Gabrielle, Brendan, Justin, Madison, Bailey, and Emiley. She is survived by sisters, Jean Clark of Wetaskiwin, Sask., and Pat (Oscar) Ost of Calgary. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Nellie Hutchings, and siblings, Harold, William, Jessie, Doris, George, Irene, Jim, Tommy, Stanley, and Don. She will be sadly missed by many relatives, neighbours, and friends.
Helen rested at Brownlee Funeral Home in Finch (613-984-2234) where a visitation was held on Fri., Feb. 15 from 7 to 9 pm, and on Sat., Feb. 16 from 10 to 10:45 am. In celebration of Helen’s life, a service was held on Sat., Feb. 16 at 11 am in the chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Lois Gaudet officiating, followed by interment at Capital Memorial Gardens in Manotick.
For those wishing, donations to Chalmers United Church in Finch would be gratefully acknowledged by the family.
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