Helen Maude Bates
1949 - 2024
Helen Maude Bates
Service Information
Service Date
Saturday February 3, 2024
Service Time
2:00 PM
Service Location
Mattatall - Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro
Burial Information
Burial Date
May 29, 2024
Burial Time
11:00 AM
Burial Location
Bible Hill Cemetery, 41 Warren Drive, Bible Hill
Requested Charity
Colchester SPCA or charity of choice
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Helen Maude Bates – 74, Bible Hill, passed away peacefully, surrounded by the love of her family, on Sunday morning, January 28, 2024, at Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Truro, she was a daughter of the late Elmer and Edna (Dartt) Kennedy.

She was a member of St. John’s Anglican Church and worked at Kennedy’s Deli for 30 years. Devoted to her family, she will be sorely missed by all of us.

Helen is survived by her daughters, Krista Veizi, London, England; Amber (André) Losier, Valley; grandchildren, Maddy Farrell, Valley; Nathan Veizi, London, England; siblings, Bruce (Sheila) Kennedy, Bible Hill; Judy Fraser, Truro; sister-in-law, Faye Kennedy, Truro; several nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, she was predeceased by her siblings, Carol (Merlin) Turner, Doug Kennedy; companion, Bradley Jones.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Mattatall – Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro, where the funeral service will be held 2 p.m., Saturday, February 3, 2024, The Reverend Lori Ramsey officiating. Reception will follow. Interment will be held 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at Bible Hill Cemetery, 41 Warren Drive, Bible Hill, The Reverend Lori Ramsey officiating. Reception will follow in the the Masonic Hall, 143 Pictou Road, Bible Hill. Family flowers only, please. If so desired, donations in Helen’s memory to Colchester SPCA or charity of choice are welcomed. Tributes, words of comfort and memories of Helen may be shared at: www.mattatallvarnerfh.com

Helen Maude Bates