Helen Joyce McKinnon
1924 - 2021
Helen Joyce McKinnon
Service Information
Service Date
Thursday, November 18, 2021
Service Time
11:00 AM
Service Location
Terrace Hill Cemetery, Kaulback Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Date
November 18, 2021
Burial Time
11:00 AM
Burial Location
Terrace Hill Cemetery, Kaulback Street, Truro
Requested Charity
Cedarstone Enhanced Care (Recreation Department) or Charity of Choice
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Helen Joyce McKinnon – 97, Truro. The passing of Helen Joyce MacKinnon occurred peacefully in her sleep at Cedarstone Enhanced Care, Truro, her home for the past 20 years, on Thursday morning, November 12, 2021. Born in Hilden, she was the daughter of the late John and Letitia (Wharton) MacKinnon.

She spent most of her life in the family home on College Road, Bible Hill. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, having been predeceased by her parents, her brother, Colin and his wife, Pat.

Helen worked in several retail businesses, retiring from Ryan’s IGA many years ago.

Special thanks are extended to her close friend, Carolyn Croft, who visited regularly and shared many shopping trips around Truro with her. Thank you also to the wonderful nursing staff and caring support staff at Cedarstone Enhanced Care who treated Helen with kindness and compassion.

All are welcome to attend a graveside interment service that will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, November 18, 2021, at Terrace Hill Cemetery, Kaulback Street, Truro, The Reverend Lori Ramsey officiating. Please note that proof of double vaccination and photo identification is required prior to entry to the cemetery, and masks must be worn at all times; thank you for your co-operation and understanding. If so desired, donations in Helen’s memory to Cedarstone Enhanced Care (Recreation Department) or charity of choice are welcomed.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Private messages of condolence may be sent to the family by viewing Helen’s obituary on-line and selecting "Send A Condolence" at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com

Helen Joyce McKinnon