Helen Elaine SKROVE
9 December , 1915 – 16 February , 2019
In Loving Memory of Helen Elaine SKROVE 1915-2019. Helen was born on December 9, 1915 in Blaine Lake, Saskatchewan to Nick and Marie Popove. She graduated from Saskatchewan Mental Hospital in North Battleford, Saskatchewan in 1943. Helen worked at Dellview Hospital in Vernon, British Columbia between 1950 and 1980. In 1943 she dedicated her life to serve Jehovah. In September of 1947 she married Gordon Skrove and moved to British Columbia and settled in Vernon in 1950. Predeceased by brother, Alexander Popove in 1973; husband Gordon Skrove in 1978 and mother Marie Popove in 1984. Survived by nieces Audrey Laferriere of Vancouver and Jenny Mead of Kamloops; nephews Ron Popove of Kamloops, Rocky Popove of Kamloops and numerous great nieces and nephews and cousins. Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 1:00pm at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home in Vernon, British Columbia. Condolences can be sent to the family by visiting www.pleasantvalleyfh.com Arrangements entrusted to Pleasant Valley Funeral Home 250-542-4333
- Funeral Service Tuesday, 26 February , 2019
Helen Elaine SKROVE
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Bonita "Bonnie" Gamache
26 February 2019
I am a niece to Helen. My father Ron and her husband Gordon were brothers. I don't remember a lot about Helen because I didn't see her often, but I do remember, as a young child, going to visit at her house in Vernon with my family. I remember being in awe of her. I thought she was such a "proper lady." I remember her as being a very kind person. I only saw her once as an adult. That was at a convention in Kamloops, where we had a little visit. I really regret not visiting her over the years - but I suppose a lot of us say that, as we are all so busy with our lives. I share the same hope that Helen had, of living in an earthly Paradise, where sickness and death will be things of the past. I see from the obituary that Helen has a niece and 2 nephews that live in Kamloops. If you would like to meet sometime, our number is in the book. I hope today is filled with pleasant memories.
22 February 2019
Helen was a great lady and will be missed
20 February 2019
When I first met Helen, I was a little shy and nervous. I didn't know exactly what to expect because we were sisters meeting for the first time. I was soon relieved when I saw that smile and heard that soft and kind voice. She and I would stay in contact throughout the next 25 years and even when it was hard for her to communicate, she knew she was always and will always be in my heart.