The death occurred peacefully at the Mount Continuing
Care Community on February 7th of Helen C.
(MacDonald) Turner, formerly of Indian River. She was in her
91st year. Helen was pre-deceased by her
husband Thomas Turner and leaves to mourn her children David, Calgary,
Anne (Bill Cameron) Stratford, Paula (Ron Logan) Calgary, Robert
(Heather Gallant) Calgary, Joan (Phillip Adams) Charlottetown, Mary
(James Pound) Hunter River, Tommy (Janet Wallace) Calgary and special
daughter Jacqueline MacKay.
Helen is survived by her only sibling Patricia Bradley
(Louis – deceased) and pre-deceased by her parents Alban and
Mary (Connick) MacDonald. A loving and devoted grandmother
to Rodney (Autumn Getson) Evans, Sherri-Lynn Evans, Melissa Adams
(Mike MacDonald), Mark Adams, and Mitchell (Danielle Thompson) Adams,
Melanie Pound (Brian Cochrane), Raeona Pound (Mitch MacLeod), Monique
Pound, Katelyn Jacobson (Tyler Leslie), Brandon Turner, and her
thirteen great-grandchildren. Helen is survived by her sisters-in-law
Gertrude Mulligan, Noreen McKenna and Geraldine Belanger and numerous
nieces, nephews and cousins. Pre-deceased by her brothers and sisters
in law Eleanor Doucette, Francis Gaudet, Joan Howe, Mary Noonan, Rosa
Reid, Mona, Andy and Jim Turner.
Born in Glenfinnan Helen taught school in numerous
parts of the Island for over thirty years. She was heavily
involved with her church where she was organist for many years, a past
provincial president and life-time member of the CWL. She gave of her
time and talents to various organizations including the Ladies
Auxiliary, Scottish Historical Society, teaching English to adults,
Women’s Institute, and the Right to Life Association. She
loved music, was an avid gardener and world traveler as well as an
The family wishes to thank the staff of the Mount
Continuing Care Community and the Sisters of St. Martha for their
dedicated care and generous support while Helen was a
Forwarded from the Davison Funeral Home Kensington to
The Mount Continuing Care Community, 141 Mt Edward Road,
Charlottetown for visitation on Tuesday from 1:30 -3 p.m.
followed by visitation at the Davison Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m.
Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday at St.
Mary’s Holy Family Church at 10:30 a.m. Interment
in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Indian
If so desired contributions may be made to the
Alzheimer’s Society of Prince Edward
The funeral will be available to view
online after 2 p.m. the day of the service by following the link to
video of funeral on the left side of the
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Helen Turner 19292019..