Helen Heal (nee Mills) Obit

The Sackville Tribune Post, Sat. Sept 1, 2007
SACKVILLE, N.B. – The death of Helen (Ross) Heal, age 91, occurred
suddenly at the Sackville Memorial Hospital on Tuesday, August 21,
2007. Born in Linden, N.S., she was a daughter of the late Joseph and
Ida (Angus) Mills and her step-mother, the late Syrienia (Sarson).
Helen was a member of the Main Street Baptist Church and the
Sackville Senior Citizens Club. She loved to knit, donating her
mittens to Christmas Cheer and she loved to garden. Helen will be
sadly missed by her two sons, Alden and Edwin Ross, both of
Sackville; three daughters, Irene Ibbitson, Westcock, Jean Darragh,
Oxford, N.S., and Susan Ross-Maillet and son-in-law Kevin Maillet,
Sussex; grandchildren, Danny and Natalie Ibbitson, Lani and Craig
Calhoun, Jason Lorette and Melissa Lutes, Maegan and Scott Cooper; a
great grandchild, Leah Calhoun; nieces, Donna Saunders-Meister,
Barbara Saunders, Brenda Saunders and Pat Lekas; nephews, Peter
Crossman and Howe Saunders. She was predeceased by two husbands,
Gordon Ross and William Heal; and by sisters, Hazel Saunders, Dorothy
Crossman and Blanche Potter. The remains have been entrusted into the
care of the Jones Funeral Home, 70 Bridge St., Sackville from where
visitation was held Thursday, Aug. 23, from 3 to 8 p.m. The funeral
service was held at Main Street Baptist Church on Friday, August 24,
2007, at 11 a.m. Burial in the Sackville Cemetery. Donations to Main
Street Baptist Church or a fund of the donor's choice gratefully
accepted. www.jonesfuneralhome.ca