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Helen Scott Roberts (nee Murray)

January 19, 2023

February 26, 1930 - January 19, 2023
In Loving Memory ~
Helen Scott Roberts (nee Murray) passed away on January 19, 2023, with her family by her side. She was born on February 26, 1930, in Dublin, Ireland and grew up in Glasgow, Scotland.
Helen married George Nimo Roberts on June 9, 1956, emigrated to Canada shortly after and settled in Castlegar in 1961.
She loved spending her time going to dances, golfing with the ladies, weekly card games with neighbours, camping with family and friends and in her retirement, spending winters in Arizona.
Helen was predeceased by her husband George Roberts in 2005 and her brother Thomas McGregor Murray in 2015. She is survived by her daughter Idriss Coffin (Stephen), grandsons James, Andrew and Eric, great-grandson Parker, son George Roberts (Cizela), granddaughters; Ariel and Lacey Rae, great-granddaughters Clara and Elyse.
She is also remembered by her extended family; sister-in-law Janet Murray, nephew Andrew Gray (Clair) and her Ninth Avenue neighbours.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. at the Castlegar United Church with Reverend Robin Murray, officiating. Bill Clark of Clark's Funeral Services has been entrusted with arrangements.
As an expression of sympathy, donations in Helen's name may be made to the B.C. Cancer Foundation at 150-686 W. Broadway, Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1G1 or online at or the Alzheimer Society of B.C. at 828 W. 8th Avenue, Suite 300, Vancouver, B.C. V5Z 1E2 or online at
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family's online register at

Service Details

Celebration of Life
Saturday, February 11, 2023
2:00 PM
Castlegar United Church 809 Merrycreek Rd, Castlegar

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