Helen Jean Collins of Hanover passed away at Hanover and District Hospital on Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. She was 86.
She was born in Greenock Township on May 3, 1934 to the late Norman and Jean (Irwin) Wilson.
Helen was a member of the Crawford United Church, The Women’s Institute and the Evergreen Rebekah Lodge #284.
She is survived by her daughters Jean (Jim) Smith of Alberta and Mary Ellen (Bruce) McKerlie of London, son-in-law Mel Tobler of Alberta and by her grandchildren Chris (Keltie), Carey (Johnny), Curtis, Craig (Tammy), Drew and Tanis and her great-grandchildren Braydon, Grayson and Orion.
Also survived by her sister Barbara (Ron) France of Sauble Beach, her sister-in-law Gwen Wilson of Port Elgin and her brother-in law Jack Ratcliffe of Scarborough as well as by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her husband Roy Collins, infant daughter Sharon Collins, son Lorne Collins, daughter Connie Tobler, sister Roberta Ratcliffe and brother Bob Wilson.
Cremation has taken place.
Inurnment in Purdy Cemetery, Brockton.
Arrangements entrusted to the care of Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover; 519-364-3660.
Memorial donations to the Crawford United Church or a charity of your choice would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Condolences may be sent to the family through the website www.mightonfuneralhome.ca.