May 21, 1918 ~ July 19, 2013
Hellen passed away with her family by her side on July 19, 2013 at the age of 95 years. She is remembered and sadly missed by her sons: Bill (Sandra) Laidman of Summerland BC, Larry (Violet) Laidman of Tucson AZ, 8 grandchildren (children of Bill Laidman) Jason (Kim) Laidman of Victoria BC, Mike (Ginnette) Laidman of Victoria BC, Kait Dean of Summerland BC, (children of Larry Laidman) Allan Laidman of Guelph ON, Cathy Stubbington of Surrey BC, Scott (Keri) Tkachuk of Calgary AB, Julie Glovier of Edmonton AB, TK Laidman of Vancouver BC, 9 great grandchildren: Sydney Laidman, Jennifer Laidman Emily Laidman, Paige Glover, Sophie Glover, Mallory Tkachuk, Spencer Tkachuk, Finn Laidman, Zoe Laidman. She was sadly predeceased by her brother Walter Skermer and sister Hazel Kersey. Hellen’s love of life and people touched the lives of all who knew her. She was well loved for her humour, generous spirit, was compassionate and thoughtful, and had a never ending ability to care for and love her family and friends. There will be a celebration of Hellen’s life in Lumby BC with a private family interment following in the Lumby Cemetery. Memorial tributes in Hellen’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice. Condolences may be directed to the family through providencefuneralhomes.com.