Helen Repin

Helen Repin

With sad hearts the family of Helen Repin, of Crescent Valley, wishes to announce her passing at Castleview Care Centre, on Sunday, July 20, 2014 blessed with 85 years of life.

Helen was born in Krestova on February 1, 1929, to parents Annie and Peter Gritchin. She was completely devoted to her family, especially all her grandchildren. Helen loved her flowers, gardening, reading, playing cards and doing puzzles.

She was predeceased by her father Peter (1967), mother Annie (1968), beloved husband Pete (2003) and brother Pete Gritchin (2013).

Left to mourn her loss is son Nick and family of Crescent Valley; daughter Christine and family of Vancouver; son Peter and family of Castlegar; sister Vera Sapriken and family of Kelowna; sister Doris Livingstone of Salmo and a large extended family.

Funeral Services were officiated by Sid Malakoff in the Crescent Valley Community Hall on Monday, July 28, 2014 followed by interment in the Krestova Cemetery.

Arrangements were in care of Castlegar Funeral Chapel.


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