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Helen Lorene Watson

WATSON, Helen Lorene - On Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the age of 93, Helen went home to the loving arms of her Lord and Saviour. Beloved wife of James Watson of 74 years. Mother of Bill (Betty) Watson, Connie (Terry) Cain, Doug (Lorie) Watson, and Wendy (Joe) Clarke. Helen was so proud of her 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Helen enjoyed many things in life but especially her family and her many good friends. Always strong in her faith, and a devoted member of Temple Baptist for 52 years. Helen and Jim enjoyed their cottage in Port Elgin for over 40 years, and were actively involved in Shoreline Baptist Church. Helen will be very missed by all of us. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME , 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Temple Baptist Church, 1410 Quinn Dr., Sarnia, on Thursday, January 24, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. with her son Doug officiating. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Temple Baptist Church of a charity of your choice (cheques only at the funeral home please). Memories and condolences may be sent online at www.smithfuneralhome.ca13322175
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Posted by Eileen and Sharon Christie (Friend) On Thursday, January 24, 2019
So sorry to hear of dear Helen's passing. She was a dear friend of my Mom Eileen, who was so happy to stay in touch after moving to Victoria. She asked me to let Jim and Helen's family know you are in her prayers at this difficult time. After a fun and silly time with Helen who was one of the counsellors at Camp Lamrecton when I was a girl, I will always remember her as a feisty, faith filled and supportive role model and friend. So long lovely Helen, I know you will be missed.
A woman of faith, joy, encouragement & Godly influence.
Posted by Ray & Betty McCready (Youth Pastor 1975-82 @ Temple) On Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Our heart felt sympathy to you all.

I still can hear her laugh.

How many times the words "Oh Douglas" ring in your ears.

Always an encouraging word.

May God's presence engulf you all as you celebrate her life since she has moved HOME."

In Sympathy
Posted by joyce scammell (friend in Christ) On Wednesday, January 23, 2019
At this time of sorrow, may your heart be comforted and your spirit renewed by the Lord's loving presence.

I am so thankful she and Jim came to Shoreline Baptist in Port Elgin. It was a joy to converse in her love of the Lord.

heartfelt condolences
Posted by Henny and Rob Drope (friend) On Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Dear Jim and family

We were so sorry to hear of Helen’s passing. She was a great inspiration and a dedicated wife and mother. She lived her faith.

I am thankful that I was able to have a good conversation earlier in December with Helen when she came to our church for the Nativity walk. She was still so bright for her age.

I know you will all miss her

We regret that we cannot attend the funeral as we are in Mexico but will keep all of you in our prayers

Henny and Rob

Condolences
Posted by Les & Alice May Sutherland (Friend) On Monday, January 21, 2019
Sorry to hear about your loss Bill, Betty and the Watson family. Your memoirs will keep her with at all times. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always.

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