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Helen Jean MacLeod

New Glasgow - Helen Jean MacLeod, 89, formerly of Herbert St. and Birch St., New Glasgow, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in Shiretown Nursing Home, Pictou. Born in Cardigan North, PEI, she was a daughter of Henry and Lottie Hayter. Helen worked in the Moirs Chocolate Factory in Halifax prior to her marriage to Jim. Helen belonged to the First Presbyterian Church and was a lifelong member of the Catherine Mair Society. She taught Sunday school for many years. Helen enjoyed travelling, and camping. Helen was predeceased by loving husband, James G. MacLeod; parents, Henry and Lottie; brothers, Charles (Lillian), Guy, Sheldon; sisters, Ilene, Myrtle (Robert) Matheson, Marie Granlund (Frank). Helen was survived by a son, Kevin (Margaret); grandchildren, Christopher (Nicole), Allison and Lindsay; great-granddaughter, Sage; sister, Cline (Doug) Marshall; special niece, Judy Davidson; sisters-in-law, Anne and Phyllis; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at R.H. Porter Funeral Home, 55 Almont Ave., New Glasgow on Saturday, Aug.17, from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. Helen's memorial service will be held at 2 pm, Monday, Aug. 19 at First Presbyterian Church, New Glasgow, with Rev. Andrew MacDonald officiating. Interment will be at St. Andrew's Cemetery, Gairloch. Donations in her memory may be made to First Presbyterian Church or St. Andrew’s Cemetery, Gairloch. Condolences may be sent by visiting: www.rhporter.ca



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