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Obituary for Helen Evelyn Dentinger (Lawrence)

In loving memory of Helen Evelyn Louise Dentinger (nee Lawrence)

Helen passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Wednesday November 15th, 2023 at the age of 86.

Beloved wife of Ben Dentinger for 65 years. Loving mother of Deborah (Floyd), Terrance (Pearl), Lawrence (Sue) and Steven (Lori). Loving grandmother to Nicole, Kerri, Brianne, Kurt, Erin, Brody, Sarah and Kate. Loving great grandmother to Alexis, Madison, Zoey, Beau, Bella and Isla.

Throughout Helen’s many moves with her husband Ben she made an indelible mark in the communities she touched. During her years she gave back as President of the Blind River Curling Club, was an active member of the Lakefield Catholic Women’s League (CWL), was founding President of the Lakefield Lioness Club, was President of the Lakefield Curling Club and was an active member of the Port Hope Hospital Auxiliary. Helen’s deep belief in country and support of our troops was highlighted by her many years of passionate service with The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 636 - Minden.

Her passion for community involvement created many strong and lifelong friendships that have endured the test of time. Her boundless energy was evident in all she endeavoured from being a proficient quilter, excelling in crafts, cooking and gardening. Most of all, her passionate love of family will always be remembered by the Lawrence and Dentinger families forever.

Friends are invited to a Memorial Gathering to Celebrate Helen’s Life at the Gordon A. Monk Funeral Home, 127 Bobcaygeon Road, P.O. Box 427, Minden K0M 2K0 on Saturday, November 25th, 2023 from 12:00 o’clock noon until 2:00 pm. *Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Helen chose her final resting place to be at Bethel Church Minden.

Memorial Donations to the Royal Canadian Legion Br. 636 Poppy Fund would be appreciated by the family.