Obituary of Helen Ann PATON
November 9, 1940 - Swalwell, Alberta
January 17, 2021 – Calgary, Alberta
Helen Paton, beloved wife of Jim Paton, of Airdrie, AB, passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at the age of 80 years.
Helen was born and raised in Swalwell, AB. She married Jim Paton in 1958 and they spent sixty-two years together.
Helen and Jim lived in Linden until 1971; they then moved to Bassano; in 2006, they retired to Okotoks until 2019 and settled in Airdrie.
Helen worked at the Bassano Hospital, and had an insurance and accounting business. She also managed the ATB in Bassano.
Helen is survived by her husband Jim Paton; sisters, Elaine (Leonard) Paget, Joyce (Keith) Culshaw, and Bev (Ken) Toews and brothers, John (Gwen) Regehr and Murray (Lynn) Regehr; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Helen was predeceased by her parents, David and Frances Regehr, her brother Robert; and sisters, Patricia Tronnes and Caroline Stauffer.
Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Helen’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Helen Paton, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Airdrie, 300 Towerlane Drive, Airdrie, AB T4B 3L8, Telephone: 403-948-1100.