Obituary of Helen Hawrylyshen
July 9, 1936 – Glenwalter, Ontario
July 12, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta
Helen Hawrylyshen, beloved wife of the late Ernie Hawrylyshen of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at the age of 86 years.
Helen was born in Glenwalter, ON, the eldest of three children to Charles and Dorothy Craig. Helen was raised on the family farm on the St. Lawrence River and studied teaching. A career in teaching took her to Ottawa where she met Ernie, they married in 1960. Helen was predeceased by her sister Lois and husband Ernie. She is survived by her two sons, Alan (KC) and Peter; her grandchildren, Una of Calgary, Eamonn of London, UK, and Maisie of London, UK; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Helen was an active member of Rotary Anns and then Rotary as the organization evolved over the years
A Celebration of both Helen and Ernie’s Life will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
In living memory of Helen Hawrylyshen, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, Ab t2x 3j3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.