Peacefully at the Grey Bruce Health Services in Owen Sound on Thursday evening, May 24th, 2012. Helen Estelle Rutherford (nee Cole), of Owen Sound, at the age of 94 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late James H. Rutherford. Loving mother of Bill Whetstone and his wife, Pat, of Edmonton, Bob Whetstone and his wife, Margie, of Owen Sound, Michael Rutherford and his wife, Suzanne, of Vancouver, Jan Rutherford, of Stouffville, Joan Brandon and her partner, Robert Fairbridge, of North Bay; step-mother of Tim Rutherford and his wife, Vi, of Saint Albert, Alberta; step-mother-in-law of Shirley Rutherford, of Owen Sound. Proud grandmother of 25 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. Helen will be sadly missed by her dear friends, Tony and Fay Martin, of Owen Sound with whom she shared a special relationship. Predeceased by her parents, Carl and Estelle Cole; her brothers, Bud and Don Cole; her step-sons, Paul (Fran) Rutherford, Bob Rutherford, Gerry (Marie) Rutherford, Peter Rutherford.
Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K – 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Wednesday evening from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service for Helen Rutherford will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel, on Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. David Shearman officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Owen Sound Regional Hospital Foundation as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca