Helen Joan  Hoskins (née Torres)

Obituary of Helen Joan Hoskins (née Torres)

Peacefully at the Waterford Retirement Residence, Ottawa South, on September 5, 2022 at age 90.  Beloved wife of 64 years to Donald (d. 2017).  Dear father of Donald, Ronald (d. 2015) (Susan) and Heather (Norm Keighley). Survived by sister Beatrice Mancari and sister-in-law Lorraine Torres. Pre-deceased by brother Fred Torres and sister Mary DeHetre. Helen left her hometown of London, Ontario to follow her husband’s highly-mobile RCAF career for nearly 30 years before making Ottawa her home. Helen was active in the Ottawa South community as a lunch monitor at Fielding Drive Public School, member of a local bowling league, and bridge player at the Gloucester South Seniors Centre. Friends and family will fondly miss her cooking, baking and fun-loving spirit. Private inurnment at a later date.  In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Ottawa Heart Institute.


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