Helen Abear

Abear, Helen Theresa


Born May 29, 1923 passed away on Monday, January 22, 2007. Helen was born and raised in Ontario. She worked as a senior secretary for many years, ending her career at BA in Calgary. In her mid forties she married Joe Abear and moved to Prince George. Later, Joe and Helen moved to Sorrento, B.C. where they built a home overlooking Sushwap Lake. Her family and friends enjoyed many good parties and holidays at the Abear home in the Sushwap.


Helen eventually moved to White Rock where she lived until her health failed. Helen will be remembered as an excellent bridge player, partner and teacher at the Kent Street Senior Center. When her health failed, Helen moved to the Enderby area to be close to her sister Peggy Huddleston who looked after Helen in her final days.


Helen had a zest for life and loved good food, drink, company and times. She will be lovingly remembered by her remaining brothers and sisters and her numerous nieces and nephews.