OES

Zetland #26 mourns the passing of Sis. Helen Bateman

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Sister Helen Bateman, 89, of Shediac Cape, passed away suddenly at the Dr. Georges L. Dumont Hispital on Jan. 12th, 2024. Born June 9, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Roy Murray and Jessie (Stright), and spouse of Nowell Hubert (Bert) Bateman. Beloved mother of Murray Bateman (Carol) of Wasaga Beach, ON, Carolyn VanBuskirk (Chris) of Moncton, and Jeffrey Bateman (Erika) of Pointe-Claire, QC. Loving grandmother to Thomas (Katie), Colleen (Andrew), Samuel, Kelly, Isabelle (Logan), Gregory, Marika, and Willa. Adoring great-grandmother to Iris and Violet (Thomas), and Grace (Isabelle). Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her son, Stanley Robert, and sisters: Sylvia Anne Mollins and Muriel Connors.
Helen was a teacher of Home Economics for forty-two years in Port-Elgin and the Moncton area. A lifelong member of St. Martin's in the Woods Anglican Church, Helen was very active in the life of the church. She was a former volunteer with St. John Ambulance and Hospice Shediac, a member of Zetland Chapter #26 OES, delivered meals to seniors for many years. She was a founding member of the Shediac Cape School Breakfast Program.
The funeral service was held at St. Martin's in the Woods Anglican Church on Jan 20th, Rev Brent Ham officiating. Interment will occur at a later date.