Helen Willis

Willis- Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia on Monday November 10, 2014. Helen Donna May Willis, age 74 years of Sarnia and formerly of Corunna. Beloved wife of 51 years to Richard Willis. Loving mother of Kelly (Paul) Brown and Kim McMahan. Cherished “Nan” to Emily Rodrigues, Abby Brown and Cameron and Danica David who have always been her pride and joy. She was also a step-nan to Nicki (Luke) Ringler and their children Austin, Ella and Audrey; Jordan (Danielle) Brown and Brooklyn and Reanne Brown. Helen is also survived by; her mother, Dorothy Davidson; her sister, Doreen (Bill) Carruthers and her brother, Bill (Joanne) Davidson all of Chatham; her brother, Larry Davidson of Alberta; her sister-in-law, Nancy (Charles) McIntosh of Ridgetown as well as numerous nieces and nephews from all over Canada. She was predeceased by; her father, Andrew “Scotty” Davidson; father-in-law, Arthur Willis; mother-in-law, Helen Willis and by her step-mother-in-law, Dorothy Willis. After a lifetime of illnesses and winning she was finally beaten by cancer. She left earth to take her place in heaven where she will smile down on all of those whose lives that she touched during her lifetime through kindness or with her sense of humour. Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home, 588 St. Clair Parkway Corunna, on Wednesday November 12, 2014 from 2:00 -4:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. where the funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday with Deanna Gibson officiating. Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Corunna. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia or to the charity of one’s choice. Messages and condolences may be left online @ www.knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845.

Visitation Information

2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Wednesday


St. Joseph's Hospice Charity of One's Choice

Funeral Date

11:00 a.m. Thursday

11 thoughts on “Helen Willis”

  1. Ian and Jeanne (fletcher) Butchart

    Thinking of you and sending our deepest sympathy to all of you at this very sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Sincerely, Ian and Jeanne and Family

  2. Janice & Ed Brennan, Marg & Bob Scott

    Kelly, Kim & families….so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was such a friendly, fun person and I know she will be dearly missed by you all.

  3. Rick,
    We want to pass on our heart felt condolences to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Rob and Sharon Ravensberg
    We are away at this time so we apologize for not being able to attend the visitation.

  4. Michael & Terra Hobbs

    Condolences to you and your family. Having also lost a parent suddenly this year, we share in your pain and grief.
    Remember the good and take care of those close to you.

  5. Judy Kiekens (Warner)

    To the entire family – especially Dorothy, Doreen, Bill and Larry
    I am so sorry for your loss. You all have my deepest sympathy. I’ll never forget Helen and all the fun times we had and I also had with the rest of you. May she rest in peace. Sincerely, Judy

  6. Joyce & Bill Gardiner

    Richard and family, we are so very sorry for the loss of your Helen. Please accept our condolences to you and your girls. Thinking of all of you at this very difficult time. May Helen rest in Peace and bear no more pain. Love and God’s Blessings Joyce and Bill.

  7. Kevin & Cheri Helps

    Kelly & Kim and family,

    We are very sorry to learn of the passing of your mom. May your memories of your mom help to bring you comfort during this most difficult time. We are thinking of you and your family.

    Kevin & Cheri Helps

  8. Hello Kelly
    I was very saddened to hear of your mom’s passing. You are such a kind, caring, competent nurse and friend, attributes which come for a caring family as a model. You are a credit to your mom’s love and her memory. Please pass on my condolences to your girls, Paul and the rest of your family.


  9. Rick
    So sorry about Helen. Me and my family will never forget her and her joy for life . We always had fun when we came to visit with lots of laughs and sometimes we even came home with her soup . which was always an extra good treat . but most of all it was just nice to have a fun filled day with lot of laughing .
    love to you Rick and the family

    love always
    Lisa Wally Wade & Christina Williams

  10. Tim and Karen Brady

    So sorry to hear of Helen’s passing. More sorry that we just found out and certainly would have been at her service. Our condolences go out to you Dick and Kelly, Kim and families.
    We spent many happy times with your family and now it seems so long ago. Thinking of all of you.
    Tim & Karen.

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