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Helen Giles – obituary



 Passed away peacefully at Fairview Manor on Friday, April 6, 2012.

 Helen (nee Currie)

of Almonte, in her 89th year.

Predeceased by her husband Ken “Happy”. Survived by her six children Allan “Hap”(Karen), Glenn, Gary, Elaine (Glen) Munro, Rita (Greg Hickey) and Neil (Karen Nichols). Proud“Grannie” of nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Sister to Gladys Barr and the late Vera, Don, and Elmer. Close friend and sister-in-law to Edith Currie. Daughter to the late Stewart and Rachel.

Family and Friends may visit the


127 Church St., Almonte, Ont., 613-256-3313

On Sunday, April 8, 2012 from 7pm to 9pm and Monday, April 9, 2012 from 12pm to 2pm. Funeral Service in the Chapel on Monday at 2pm. Interment to follow at Guthrie United Cemetery.

Donations may be made in memory of Helen to the Almonte General Hospital Fairview Manor Fund or Almonte United Church. A special thanks to the nurses and staff at Fairview Manor for their dedicated care and support.

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One night a man had a dream. He dreamed he was walking along the beach with the LORD. Across the sky flashed scenes from his life. For each scene, he noticed two sets of footprints in the sand, one belonging to him, and the other to the LORD.

When the last scene of his life flashed before him, he looked back at the footprints in the sand. He noticed that many times along the path of his life there was only one set of footprints. He also noticed that it happened at the very lowest and saddest times in his life.

This really bothered him and he questioned the LORD about it. “LORD, you said that once I decided to follow you, you’d walk with me all the way. But I have noticed that during the most troublesome times in my life, there is only one set of footprints. I don’t understand why when I needed you most you would leave me.”

The LORD replied, “my precious, precious child, I love you and I would never leave you. During your times of trial and suffering, when you see only one set of footprints, it was then that I carried you.”


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