Passed away peacefully surround by her family at the Brockville General Hospital on Wednesday, February 6, 2019, just shy of her 102nd birthday. Beloved wife of the late George Sinclair. Loving mother of Joan (Allan Rourke), and the late Jean (Bill Thompson). Predeceased by her infant twins Alexander George and Alexis Elana. Cherished grandmother of Cindy (Jim), Peter (Isabelle), Ross (Diane), Elana, Chris (Kim) and Gary. Great-grandmother of Justin, Kyra, Miriam, Rylan and Naomi. She was predeceased by her parents Michael and Evelyn Skakum, and by her 8 siblings. Fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. The family would like to thank all the doctors, nurses and staff of Rosedale Retirement Residence, and the Brockville General Hospital, and Palliative Care Centre for their many years of compassion and care. A special thank you to Kathy Witiuk for her companionship, support and care over the last decade.
A ceremony celebrating Helen's life will be held in the spring. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Lung Association or the First Presbyterian Church will be gratefully acknowledged. Send condolences or make a donation online at www.irvinememorial.com.