Helen L. Goodwin
1937 - 2022
Helen L. Goodwin
Visitation Information
May 30, 2022
Visitation Time
1pm until 2pm
Visitation Location
Jones Family Funeral Centre, Amherst, NS
Service Information
Service Date
Monday, May 30, 2022
Service Time
Service Location
Jones Family Funeral Centre, Amherst, NS
Requested Charity
Cumberland Health Care Foundation or charity of choice.
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Words cannot express the great sadness that the family announces the passing of Helen Louise Goodwin, 85, of Amherst, NS. Helen passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at Northumberland Hall in Amherst.

Born in Wentworth, NS, she was a daughter of the late Ellsworth and Annie (MacDonald) McGill.

In her younger years, Helen worked for North American Life in Halifax and later for Bonds Clothing in Longueil, QC.  When returning to Nova Scotia she worked for Douglas Rogers Insurance and retired from Amherst Insurance in 2002 after 47 years of service. Helen offered her services at the Highland View Regional Hospital gift shop and the gift shop, information desk and foundation of the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. She was Vice-President and member of the Royal Canadian Legion and Auxiliary and a member of the RCAF Auxiliary.  She also served on the Board of the Cumberland Regional Library for 13 years.  She was a member and Elder of Immanual United Church, Amherst.  She enjoyed knitting and made and decorated countless birthday cakes for many.

Helen will be dearly missed by her husband Delbert (Ding); daughters, Bette, Amherst, Kathy, Calgary, Debbie and Toula, Amherst; and son, Larry, Calgary; grandchildren, Tamyra, Jayden, Niki, Heidi, and Trevor, and three great-grandchildren.  She is also survived by brother Donald (Elaine) McGill, Truro. Surviving are several  nieces and nephews and sister-in-laws, Velda Williams, Sandra (Roy) McInnis, and Lynn (Mike) Casey.  

Besides her parents she was predeceased by her son Ricky; sisters, Dorothy Cullen, Jean (Jim) Christie and Eileen (Lorne) Barclay; special sister-in-law, Betty (Perry) Whittle; and nephews, Michael McGill and Bill Whittle.  

The family would like to give thanks to the staff at Northumberland Hall.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Jones Family Funeral Centre, 70 Church St, Amherst, NS (902-667-8777) where a visitation will take place Monday, May 30th, 2022 from 1pm until 2pm followed by the service. 

Donations in memory of Helen may be made to Cumberland Health Care Foundation or charity of choice.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting the online memorial at www.jonesfamilyfuneralcentre.ca or through the Jones Family Funeral Centre Facebook Page.

Helen L. Goodwin