Helen  McMaster

Helen Lillian McMaster

Tuesday, December 20th, 1921 - Sunday, March 8th, 2020
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McMaster, Helen Lillian, Debert. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Helen Lillian (Murray) McMaster in Debert Court, formerly of Masstown, on Sunday, March 8, 2020. She was a daughter of the late Oran and Josephine (Loughead) Murray of Masstown and the last surviving member of her immediate family. Helen was an avid reader, she loved to cook and play cards, especially with Lloyd and Eleanor. She loved to go dancing with Fred, as this is how they met. She kept attending the dances even after ill-health stopped her from participating. She was a member of the Masstown United Church and the Masstown UCW. She is survived by her son, Lester (Ruby), Debert; daughter, Wanda (Daniel) Wallace, Masstown; granddaughter, Twilla (Wade) Rutherford, Little Dyke; grandson, Mark (Kenisha) McMaster, Truro; great grandchildren, Emma, Hannah, Shemar, Zahara, Mauricia; several step-grandchildren, step-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Helen was predeceased by her husband of 75 years, Fred; brother, John; sisters, Laura, Marjorie, Mabel and several nieces and nephews. Arrangements have been entrusted to Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow St., Truro from where a visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 11th from 1p.m. until time of funeral service at 2 p.m. with Rev. Michael Henderson officiating. Reception to follow. Family flowers only. Interment at a later date in Masstown Cemetery. Donations may be made to Masstown United Church or the Alzheimer Society. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.ColchesterCommunity.com
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Colchester Community Funeral Home
    512 Willow St.
    TRURO, NS B2N 5H2
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, March 11th, 2020 2:00pm
    Colchester Community Funeral Home
    512 Willow St.
    TRURO, NS B2N 5H2
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Mike Henderson
  • Interment

    Masstown Cemetery
    At a later date
  • Reception

    Colchester Community Funeral Home
    512 Willow St.
    TRURO, NS B2N 5H2
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Private Condolence

robert fredericks

Posted at 08:28am
Lester, Ruby, Twilla, Mark & Family
so sorry to hear of the passing of your family member. We are thinking about you all at this time.
condolences from the Fredericks Family.

Angela Archibald Porter

Posted at 01:44pm
Lester and Ruby,
My sincere condolences to you both and your family. She was a lovely lady and the Archibald's have good memories of your mom and dad. Sorry I was not able to attend the funeral today. Thinking of you during this difficult time.
Doris Archibald

Ralph Cooke

Posted at 12:34pm
To the Family: sending condolences on Helen's passing. My thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Ralph Cooke and family

Richard Graham

Posted at 07:36pm
Wanda , Lester and families. Sorry to hear of Helen's passing. Hard to believe it's been 17 years since we had the family gathering at my cottage in Burnside. So many of the elder family members are gone now. Passing along our sincere condolences to everyone.
Take care.
Sincerely, Richard Graham

Teresa kinnear

Posted at 06:08pm
Hi Wanda and Lester Sorry to hear of your Mom's passing . Again I cannot get over for funeral as Pat has doctor's appointment (a neurologist we have been waiting for two years to get in ) on Wednesday . Thoughts are with you . Remember when I went for lunch to your Mom's from old Masstown school (you were a baby in a highchair Wanda . The last of the Murray clan and I guess i am now the last of my Dad's . So it goes .
Teresa and Pat

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