Helen passed away at the Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton on June 4, 2019.
The only child of the late Victorien Brunelle and Helen (nee Shannon) Brunelle born May 3, 1935 in Campbellford, ON. Educated in Toronto and Belleville, ON. Graduated from St. Michael’s College, Toronto in 1957.Taught in Catholic schools in Belleville, St. Catharines and Edmonton. Retired in 1990.
Volunteered at the AGA and RAM, Resource Centre for Voluntary Organizations at Grant MacEwan College and Edmonton Meals on Wheels. Enjoyed group travel, studies in Theology, art history and French. Took Tai Chi and fitness classes.
Survived by cousins, Mary Picket of Belleville, ON, Mary-Lee Konry and Sheila Saden of Cobourg, ON; her second family, Louis and Gail Spavor and their children of Edmonton, AB and close friends, Evelyn Wilson and Ruthanna Elson of Edmonton.
Special thanks to Reverend Ray Douziech, CSSR and Reverend Michael McCaffery for their friendship and spiritual care.