Helene Francine Hand

January 2, 1943July 10, 2014

With her family by her side, at the General Hospital on July 10, 2014 in her 72nd year. Beloved wife of the late Myles. Loving mother of Robert (Melody), Ben (Heidi) and Francine Priest. Cherished grandma of Corey, Michael, the late Heather, Brett, Ren, Mikayla, Noah, Melanie and Chantal. Will also be sadly missed by Thomas (Anne), Eileen (Case), Gordie (Sharon) and extended family and her friends at St. Elizabeth's Village. The family wishes to thank the Hamilton General Hospital, especially the staff of ICU East and Dr. Tittley and his cardiovascular team for their care and compassion. Family will receive friends at CRESMOUNT FUNERAL HOME, 322 Fennell Ave. E., on Sunday, July 13th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. with Vigil Prayers 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will take place at Corpus Christi Roman Catholic Church, 1694 Upper James St., on Monday, July 14th at 9:30 a.m. Cremation to follow. If so desired, donations made to the Juravinski Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family.


  • Visitation Sunday, July 13, 2014
  • Vigil Prayers Sunday, July 13, 2014
  • Funeral Mass Monday, July 14, 2014

Helene Francine Hand

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Jennifer Hand

July 12, 2014

A lovely lady who will be missed by many. My condolences.

Christopher Fraser

July 12, 2014

" Aunt Helene you were a guiding light in our family and a true spiritual being to our family. We will still be able to see rays of your guiding light in your amazing children and grandchildren. Thank you for those gifts and the gift of being you." Christopher Fraser

Robert Hand

July 12, 2014

Mom you have only been gone 1 day and I miss you already.
Love Rob