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Helen Marie Beamer Obituary check_circle

Helen Marie Beamer of Chesley, passed away at Elgin Abbey, surrounded by family on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, in her 89th year.

Loving mother of Randi Klages, Nancy (Shawn) Morrow, all of Chesley, Michael (Tracy) of Canmore, Alberta, and mother-in-law of Connie Beamer of Surrey, B.C.

Cherished grandmother of Brenda (Ryan), Lacey, Adam (Hellen), Toni (Mike), Molly, Sadie, Kaitlyn (James), Stephanie (Chris), and great-grandmother of Hunter, Benjamin, Ava, Elsa, Ainsley, Sophia, Kayla, Silas, Nathan, Finn, Kalleigh, Greyson, Ezra, Knox, and Isla. Helen will be dearly missed by her brothers Glenn (Joan) Johnson, Curt (Peggy) Johnson and sisters-in-law Phyllis McNaughton and Ruth Milani. She will be fondly remembered by life-long friends Sheila and Don Cox (known to her children as Aunt Sheila and Uncle Don) and their family. Helen was predeceased by her husband Chuck, son David, son-in-law Tim Klages, siblings Inez (Don) Taylor, Agnes (John) Bennett, Russell (Lannie) Johnson, Bud (Charlotte) Johnson, Joyce (Jack) Graham, and her parents Peter and Martha (Crawford) Johnson.

A memorial visitation will be held at Rhody Family Funeral Home, Chesley on Thursday from 7 – 9 p.m. A celebration of Helen’s life will be held at St. John’s United Church, Chesley on Friday, September 30, 2022, at 11 a.m. Private inurnment in Chesley Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or Alzheimer Society would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy.

The family would like to acknowledge and thank Dr. Chittick and the staff of the Chesley hospital for her care during her time in the hospital. A very special thank you to the amazing staff at Elgin Abbey Nursing Home, where Helen called home for the past two years. You kept her smiling. To all the staff, that welcomed Helen home for her final days and for your compassion, care, and support, words can not express how much this means to the family.