1924 ~ 2017
Mrs. Helen Rita Coyle nee Zmurchyk of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late Leslie Charles Coyle, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on November 15, 2017 at the age of 93 years.
Helen was born on January 13, 1924 in Lethbridge. She was the youngest of their 5 children. She attended Galbraith school. In 1945 she met the love of her Life Leslie Coyle and they were married in 1946. They resided in the same wartime house since 1948. They forged lasting friendships with their neighbours, as she raised her son and tended her gardens.
Besides her loving husband Leslie, She was predeceased by her parents Alexander and Kathleen Zmurchyk, Brothers Johnny, Nicholas, and Sisters Annie and Doris; Brother-in-law Gordon Coyle. She is survived by her son Lorne (Donna Karl) Coyle. Grandchildren Stacey (Dave) Czibere, Sherri (Steve) Corazza, Jason Coyle, Pam (Gary) Thomas, Paula (Doug) Mereska, Karen (Gavin) Kumpula and Stuart Karl; Great Grandchildren Emily, Connor, Sydney, Madison, Travis, Tyler, Diane, Kelsea, Cameron, Chelsea, Brooklyn, Lexy, Elizabeth and Jackson; Brother-in-law Robert Coyle; Special Neice Laureen Tetzloff, as well as numerous other nieces, nephews and their families.
Helen is now tending God’s garden.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 - 4 Street S., Lethbridge, Alberta.
Interment will follow in the Mountain View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, 204, 2323 -32nd Avenue NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 6Z3.