JEANNOT – Helen Pauline

Date of Birth: December 6, 1931

Date of Death: March 17, 2019

Helen Pauline Jeannot pass-ed away peacefully on Sunday, March 17, 2019, at the age of 87 years.
Helen was born on Dec. 6, 1931 at St. Hubert, SK. She grew up in the St. Hubert district on the Dartige family farm and attended school at St. Hubert.
Helen married Laurance Jeannot on June 23, 1954, in St. Hubert’s Church. They farmed in the Sunnymede district for 37 years. Together they bought a house in Whitewood, where she lived until recently.
Helen loved her family with a passion. Even at the end, she was concerned about making sure those around her had what they needed. Her entire life revolved around taking care of family and friends. She worked hard every day cooking, baking, gardening, milking cows, running things to the men, but always making sure her family was cared for and in need of nothing. After moving into Whitewood, Helen continued with a large garden, numerous flower beds, and nurturing her apple trees. She also worked at the Whitewood Inn for several years.
Helen loved visits from family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Helen was predeceased by her husband, Laurance; her parents, Gabriel and Marie; brothers, Andre, Joseph and Fernand; and son-in-law, Jim Ellis. She is survived by her children, David (Anne), Dennis (Shirley), Ron (Shannon), Pat (Jody) and Yvonne (Jim); eight grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.
Helen’s vigil service was held Thursday, March 21, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Whitewood with the Rev. Fr. Yodel Cereno officiating. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Friday, March 22, 2019 at St. Joseph’s Church, Whitewood with the Rev. Fr. Yodel Cereno celebrating. Dianne and Ernie Veresh provided the music, the readers were Katie Melanson, Jennifer Dreger and Chad Jeannot, the gift bearers were Jason Jeannot and Tanner Jeannot, the eulogy was given by Pat Jeannot and the urn bearer was Ron Jeannot. Interment will be take place in the Whitewood Cemetery at a later date.
Arrangements were entrusted to Matthews Funeral Home, Whitewood.