Helen Bailey

January 30, 1920April 7, 2014

BAILEY, Helen Loretta – On April 7, 2014 Helen Loretta Bailey (Whalen) passed away. Free from a painful battle with cancer our gentle angel is finally at peace. Though our sorrow is great our memories of a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother and true friend will live in our hearts forever. Helen is survived by her husband of 74 years, Leonard Peter Bailey, daughter Sylvia Soucie (Doug) of Elliot Lake, son Leonard Bailey (Marsha Farrell) of Sault Ste. Marie. Grandchildren Kimberley White (Paul Tonin) of Toronto, William White of Cottlesville of N.L., Christine Stitt (Rod Cameron) of Goulais Bay, Sheila Patrick (Tom), Cheryl Bailey all of Sault Ste. Marie and Derick Bailey (Angela) of Garden River and 14 great grandchildren. Helen is also survived by 3 of 9 siblings, Hilda Oullette, August and Albert Whalen. Predeceased siblings, Victor, George and Edmond Whalen, Emma Evens, Agnes Artuso and Doreen Seguin. A private Memorial Service will be held. Memorial contributions to the F.J. Dave Home in her memory would be greatly appreciated. The family wishes to thank the staff of Driftwood 1 at the F.J. Davey Home for their professional and compassionate care. Also a heartfelt thank you to Annette Macumber and Hilda Lee who so lovingly attended at Helen’s bedside when family was unable to be there. (Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre 705-759-2522). Expressions of sympathy may be offered at


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Mickey Donohue

November 17, 2014

May happy memories of Helen bring you comfort during this time. Look back on them and smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
With Sympathy,
Family of Delphine (Bailey) - Judy, Mickey & Kiara

Francis Whalen

April 16, 2014

Our deepest sympathies to Uncle Leonard and Sylvia and family. What beautiful memories remain from my younger years at Moon Lake and the wonderful christmas celebrations with family. An indelible mark is etched forever more as I reflect with fond memories of the joyous times together, Auntie Helen is so deserving to be pain free! Sending love and our condolences to those who are left behind, Know she was loved!! (Sorry we were out of town for the family for the final gathering..) Love cousin & nephew Francis and wife Bernice Whalen

April 12, 2014

My sympathies to the family. Alanna Jones, Garden River, ON