Helen Whitmore

Obituary of Helen Whitmore

Whitmore, Clara “Helen”


Peacefully at home, surrounded by her family; C. Helen Whitmore of Ailsa Craig, passed away on May 19th, 2021 in her 94th year. Beloved wife of the late John H. Whitmore (2007). Dear mother of Ellen Smit of Innerkip (Bill), Ron (Lynn) Whitmore and Rob (Chris) Whitmore both of Ailsa Craig. Cherished grandmother of Jordan (Laura), Brittany, Carly (Dan) and Shelby. Loving great-grandmother of Jack, Coby and William. Will be missed by her sister Patricia Needham of Strathroy. Predeceased by parents William (1971) and Ellen Goddard (1982), brothers Ted (Jessie) Goddard, Ivan Goddard and Russ (Liz) Goddard. Survived by many nieces and nephews.


A special thank you to Andrea Killby, Donna Peterson and Joan Campbell for all of their kindness and care.


A visitation will take place at DENNING’S OF AILSA CRAIG on May 23rd, 2021. A private funeral service will take place the following day with burial to follow at St. James Cemetery. Please click here to register for visitation. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Make-A-Wish Foundation or Craigwiel Gardens -Building Fund would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences and donations may be made at www.ailsacraigfuneralhome.com.


A virtual livestream will be available to view the service on Helen’s tribute page.

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