Sister to Barbara Brklacich (Joe), and predeceased by siblings Nick Balaban (Margie), “Junior” Balaban and Doris Kern (Tony). Sister-in-law to Isabel Balaban (late "Junior")
Beloved wife of the late Nicholas
Loving Mother of Jerry (Shirley), Linda Friars, Nicholas Jr. (late Ellen)
Proud Grandmother of Christopher (Eva), Matthew (Amanda), Katie Friars (Stephen Patterson), Thomas Friars (Stephanie), Mandy Friars, Nicole Danek (Mike), Nicholas (Kahla), Michelle Carmichael (Bryan), Michael
Positively ecstatic and loving Great Grandmother of Christopher, Zen, Gavin, Sophia, Jackson, Violet, Clara, Kora, Nathan, Finnegan, Ella and Mick ….. and friend to Rocky (Nicholas’s 4-legged companion).
Helen will be remembered as an extraordinary woman that lived a life with a positive attitude and a great sense of humour, treating everyone with compassion and generosity.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Cancer Society or charity of your choice.