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CROSS, Helen Nolan (nee McLeod)


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It’s with a heavy heart that we announce the peaceful passing of Helen at the age of 76. She left us peacefully at Campbell House Hospice, Collingwood, On., on Sunday, July 3rd, 2022, surrounded by family and lots of love holding Gary and Sheley’s hands. She fought Lung Cancer with courageous positive energy for over 7 years inspiring her family and Doctor’s. Mom’s resting now with her mom and dad and reunited with her daughter Laura. Devoted Sweetheart and wife of Garfield “Gary” Hood. Loving Mamma of Sheley Harshaw (Kevin), and the late Laura Wade. Dear Gran of Nicole (John), Alex and Taylor, and great Gran of Laura and Paige. Helen is survived by her brother Norman (Diane) McLeod. Fondly remembered by her nieces and nephews, her extended family in Scotland and many special neighbours. Helen will be sadly missed by all her friends at Palm Hill, Florida, her happy place for many years. Friends were received at the CHATTERSON FUNERAL HOME, 404 Hurontario Street, Collingwood, On., for visitation and a funeral service in the chapel on Wednesday, July 6th, 2022. Interment has taken place at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Toronto, ON. A special thank you is extended to Dr. Kent Russell and all the dedicated staff at the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Cancer Centre, and the staff and volunteers at Hospice Georgian Triangle, Campbell House. Your care and compassion will never be forgotten. Remembrances to the RVH Cancer Centre or Campbell House would be appreciated by the family. To sign Helen’s Book of Memories or to forward a message of condolence to her family please visit