Helen Vida

Obituary of Helen Vida

Passed away peacefully while surrounded by her loving family on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Port Colborne Hospital at the age of 83.

Predeceased by her husband George (2003), daughter Susan Schutten (2015), son Gary (2016), parents Leslie and Olive Cuffe, sisters Marion and Carol and brother Kenneth.

Loving mother of Ron (June) Vida and mother in law of Bert Schutten and Maggie Vida. Dear grandmother of Leanne (Gerry), Laurie, Emily (Doug), Kerry (Neil), and Julie, and great grandmother of Marshall.

Dear sister of Robert (Elaine) Cuffe and sister in law of Robert Scott.

Helen will be forever missed by her many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, especially Jerry, Marsha and Jeri-Lynne Jarram.

Anyone who met Helen knew she was a special, sweet person.

The family extends sincere thanks to the staff at both the Welland and Port Colborne Hospital for their care and compassion.

Helen’s family will receive friends at the ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 179 Clarence Street, Port Colborne on Monday, July 31, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Vigil Prayers will he held on Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at St. John Bosco R.C. Church, 375 Main Street West, Port Colborne at 11 a.m.  with Father Peter Walton officiating. Rite of Committal will follow at Mount St. Joseph Cemetery, Port Colborne.

If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or Hospice Niagara.