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Helen Blair Rooney


Helen Blair Rooney

Helen Blair Rooney – 89, passed away on May 28, 2024 in the Grey Nuns Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta.

Born in Reserve Mines, Cape Breton, Helen was the daughter of the late Matthew "Wilson" and Margaret (Rennie) MacIntyre. She moved to Alberta in 2017 to be closer to her family. She enjoyed family get togethers where she was the life of the party. We will miss her wicked sense of humour, infectious laugh and Cape Breton sayings. She was kind, generous and loyal.

Helen is survived by son, Daryl (Kristine) Rooney of Sherwood Park; granddaughter, Meghan (Lockin) Sullivan of Sherwood Park; grandson, Brent (Travis) Rippon of Edmonton; great-grandchildren, Avis Sullivan and Hayden Sullivan; son-in-law, David Rippon of Fort Saskatchewan; many nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Burnell; daughter, Brenda; brothers, Archibald, Norman and Robert; sisters, Sarah, Agnes and Isabel.

There will be no visitation, by request. Cremation has already taken place. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on July 11, 2024 in the White Family Funeral Home, Kentville with Reverend Ivan Norton officiating. Burial will be held in Jaw Bone Corner Cemetery. Donations in memory of Helen may be made to the Alzheimer Society or charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.

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Service Date
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Service Time
2:00 p.m.
Service Location
White Family Funeral Home, Kentville

There will be no visitation, by request.

Burial Location
Jaw Bone Corner Cemetery

Requested Charity
Alzheimer Society or charity of your choice