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A kind and gentle soul, Helen F. Galigan (nee Heltman) passed away on January 16, 2015.  She was born December 11, 1928 in Leipzig, SK and moved to Rutland in 1941.  Helen is survived by her daughter Maureen (Randy) Ficek; son Alan Smith; grandsons Brad and Geoff and great granddaughter Smith; sisters: Rose Hynne, Aggie (Ross) Wightman; brothers: Alf and Gordon Heltman (Maryann).  She was predeceased by her husbands Hugh R. Smith and Nick Galigan; son Rob Smith and brother Wilbert Heltman.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, April 4th at 1:00 pm at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of BC, Suite 307-1664 Richter Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 8N3.  If you wish to send a condolence, post photos or share a memory, please scroll down the page to the area called “Share Your Condolences.”

Saturday, April 4th at 1:00 pm

Springfield Funeral Home

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The service for GALIGAN, Helen is scheduled for Saturday, April 4th at 1:00 pm . Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Springfield Funeral Home

2020 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Colleen (Franke) Ford says:

    Thoughts and prayers to all the family.

  • Ralph&Dee Franke says:

    Hi you know that our thoughts and prayers are with all the family and friends. Helen is now home with our lord and saviour.We will never forget her. All our love and prayers.

  • Lorna & George Galigan says:

    Our thoughts & prayers are with all the Family & Friends.

  • Eugene & Lucille Franke says:

    Sending you our deepest condolences & sympathies. Helen was a beautiful lady. May you find comfort, and peace thru Jesus, our Lord & the Holy Spirit.

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