Helen Irene Cook, 98, formerly of Halifax and Isaac’s Harbour, passed away peacefully, Saturday, May 16, 2015 in the R.K. MacDonald Nursing Home, Antigonish. Born in Halifax she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ted Jollimore.
Helen worked for many years as a teletype operator at the Laurentian Hotel in Montreal, from where she retired. She loved to travel, especially to where she could walk a beach. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge.
Surviving are daughter Joan (Purvis) Sponagle, Isaac’s Harbour, several grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and special niece Debbie.
She was predeceased by daughter June Barbara "Peggy" Minckler, Plattsburg, NY and sister Emma Leighton, Ontario.
Visitation 1-3 pm Wednesday in MacIsaac Funeral Home, 61 Pleasant St, Antigonish. Funeral service 3:30 pm Wednesday , Rev. Donald MacGillivray presiding, also in MacIsaac Funeral Home. Burial in St. Ninian’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations to the R.K. MacDonald Foundation.
Service Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Service Time: 3:30pm
Service Location: MacIsaac Funeral Home