Helen Poraiko Barby

September 16, 1921November 8, 2012

BARBY, Helen (nee Poraiko) September 16, 1921 - November 8, 2012 Helen passed away in her home, surrounded by her family. She added much joy to our lives, and will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 58 years, Earl, son Arne, daughter Laraine (Robert Peters), son Hal, grandchildren Ashley, Nicole and Taylor; family Denver, Cody and Ty Peters and other family and friends. She was predeceased by her brothers William, Michael and John and daughter-in-law, Monica (nee Zadunayski). The family would like to acknowledge the special care received from the Mazankowski Heart Function Clinic and Alberta Health Services Palliative Home Care team. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute. A small service will be held for family and old friends.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Helen Poraiko Barby

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Lynn Hestbak

November 15, 2012

Arne, Nicole & Ashley,
I am very sorry to hear that your mother and grandmother has passed away. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.
Lynn, Jill & Amanda Hestbak

Greg / Carman Morrison

November 14, 2012

Earl and family -

So sorry to hear of Helen's passing. Thinking of you during this time.