In Loving Memory Of
October 30, 2011

With heavy hearts, the family of Helen Olive Whitton (Casey) of Dieppe announce her passing on Sunday, October 30, 2011.

Helen, the youngest of eight children, was born in Shediac, on March 17, 1922 to the late Edouard Casey and Sara Thibodeau.

Helen’s passion was her family. With her husband Charlie she was a loving and supportive parent to her four children, Gary, David, Donald Whitton and Karen Maki (Richard). She was a greatly loved Grandma to Catherine and Jillian, and a cherished aunt and second mother to many nieces, nephews and friends of her children.

Helen and Charlie were active members of the Dieppe Golden Age Club from its inception, where they spent many evenings socializing and dancing. Summers were spent camping with special friends. Following Charlie’s death in 1982, Helen continued to be a dedicated community volunteer in various capacities, and was active in darts and bowling with her “Road Runners”.

In addition to her immediate family, Helen is survived by her brother, Arthur Casey, Dartmouth, NS and by many members of the Whitton family, of whom she was very fond.

She was predeceased by her husband, Charles, sister Patricia Gould, brothers, Alyre, Clovis, Lionel, Philip and Alphonse Casey, nephews Louis and Leo Casey, and niece Helen Catsman.

Visitation will be held from the Chartersville Funeral Home, 363 Amirault Street, Dieppe, NB (857-1901), on Wednesday from 2 to 4 pm and from 7 to 9 pm.

Funeral mass will be celebrated from Sainte-Thérèse Roman Catholic Church, Dieppe, NB on Thursday, November 3rd, 2011, at 11 am.

Interment in Notre-Dame-du-Calvaire Cemetery, Dieppe, NB.

The family requests that any donations be made to the Canadian Mental Health Association.

The family wish to express sincere thanks to Dr. Christine Telfer, Dr. Sheldon Rubin, Dr. Pat Phelan and the wonderful staff of Moncton Hospital’s Unit 5200 for their compassionate care. As well, many thanks to the most caring staff of Oasis d’Or in Dieppe.

À l’Hôpital de Moncton, le dimanche 30 octobre 2011, à l’âge de 89 ans, est décédée Helen Olive Whitton. Elle demeurait à L’Oasis D’Or autrefois de la rue Thibodeau, Dieppe, N.-B.

Née à Shediac, N.-B., elle était fille de feu Edouard et de feu Sara (née: Thibodeau) Casey.

Mme Whitton était membre du Club d’Age d’Or de Dieppe depuis ses début et son mari et elle-meme l’ont frequenté régulièrement. Elle appuyait sa communauté par son bénévolat dans des organismes et avec des capacités différentes. Jusqu’à récemment, elle aimait jouer aux fléchettes et aux quilles avec les “Road Runners”.

Elle laisse dans le deuil ses enfants: Gary de Dieppe, David de Moncton, Donald de Dieppe et Karen (Richard) Maki de Calgary, AB; un frère, Arthur Casey of Dartmouth, N.-E.; deux petits-enfants: Catherine et Jillian ainsi que plusieurs neveux et nièces.

Son époux, Charles en 1982; une soeur, Patricia Gould; cinq frères: Alyre, Clovis, Lionel, Philip, Alphonse Casey; deux neveux: Louis et Leo Casey ainsi qu’une niece, Helen Catsman l’ont précédée dans la tombe.

Les visites auront lieu à la Maison funéraire Chartersville, 363 rue Amirault, Dieppe, N.-B., (857-1901) le mercredi de 14 à 16h et de 19 à 21h.

Les funérailles auront lieu en l’église Sainte-Thérèse, Dieppe, N.-B., le jeudi 3 novembre 2011, à 11h.

L’inhumation se fera au cimetière Notre-Dame-du-Calvaire, Dieppe, N.-B.

Un don à l’ Association Canadienne pour la Santè Mentale serait apprécié par la famille.

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