March 9, 1928 – September 14, 2014
Helen passed away peacefully at The Gardens in Qualicum Beach on Sunday, September 14th, 2014. She leaves to mourn her beloved husband of 65 years, Jack and son, John. Helen was predeceased by her other son, Bill in 1979. Helen was born in Listowel, Ontario where she attended both Public and High Schools. She worked as a secretary for Ontario Hydro and other local businesses.
Helen married N John “Jack” Coles on October 31, 1949. She and Jack moved from Medicine Hat Alberta to Victoria where Helen went to work at CFB Esquimalt. When she retired in 1985, they moved to Qualicum Beach.
Helen was active in the community volunteering at Trillium Lodge and at the Cancer Society office. She enjoyed golf, curling, and traveling with Jack in their airplane.
A burial will take place at a later date
in Listowel, Ontario.
To send a condolence to the family please visit
YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM
(250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.