June 22, 2017
McLEAN, Helen Margaret (Laking) August 19, 1936 – December 25, 2015 of Aberfoyle, passed away peacefully at home. Beloved wife of 59 years to Bruce Clark McLean. Loved mother of Barbara Brimelow (Gary), Catherine McGrorey (Daniel), the late Donna Cornwell (2001), Sandra Viol (Mike) and Robert McLean (Colleen). Lovingly cherished by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents Harvey Wilfred Laking and Mary Eileen (Wigood), a sister Alma Laking (2015) and a brother Brock Laking (2009). She will be missed by extended family and friends. A special thank you to Dr. Spadafora and all of the wonderful people who provided care for her at home. Friends will be received at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Tuesday Dec 29th 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm. Funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 11 am. Reception to follow in the Wall-Custance Family Reception Centre. Interment Crown Cemetery. If desired, memorial contributions can be made to the charity of one’s choice.
A tree will be planted in memory of Helen M. McLean in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 2:30 pm.