Obituary of Helena, Margaret Cooke
Cooke, Helena Margaret (Helene) Peacefully at the St. Catharines General Hospital on Monday, March 10, 2003 in her 86th year. Cherished and beautiful mother of Cynthia Di Poce, Rosalind and her husband Larry Tracey, and Roberta and her husband Bill Dawson. Beloved "Gran" of Daniel, Mathew, Stephanie, Roy, Eric and Jane. Helene taught music for the Lincoln County Board of Education in St. Catharines for more thatn 30 years. She was approached warnly and respectfully by former students and parents wherever she went. A private visitation for immediate family took place on Tuesday, March 11, 2003 at the George Darte Funeral Chapel. A quiet and serene service was conducted by Reverend Gordon Kinkley in the funeral chapel on Wednesday, March 12, 2003. Interment in Milton Evergreen Cemetery in Milton, Ontario followed on Thursday, March 13, 2003. Helene will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by everyone whose life she touched. "For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt in the sun? And what is it to cease breathing, but to free the breath from its restless tides, that it may rise and expand and seek God unencumbered?" - Kahil Gibran **Donations in memory of Helene may be made to a charity of your choice through the George Darte Funeral Chapel**
A Memorial Tree was planted for Helena, Margaret
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at George Darte Funeral Chapel Inc.
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