Helen Adelaide (nee Johnston) MacLean passed peacefully at Mitchell Nursing Home on August 3, 2021at the age of 89. Beloved wife of the late Grant MacLean (1994). Dear sister of Doris McKinley, the late Leona Armstrong, and the late Joan (Dwight) Campbell. Predeceased by parents Leila (Lawson)and Harvey Johnston and special companion Robert “Bob” Jewell. Survived by brothers-in-law Jim Armstrong, and Berne McKinley. Helen was the treasured aunt of several nieces and nephews. She was loved and will be missed by many family and friends.
Helen’s enthusiasm, faith, and willingness to serve were an example for all who knew her. She enjoyed her many years of working at Anstett Jewellers in Clinton and Exeter. Helens joy for life was evident in her volunteer capacity as “Knobby” the clown. The hundreds of finger puppets she made brought joy to many children around the world. Helen led a full life and will be remembered for her positive outlook, no matter situation.
A private family funeral service will be held at Haskett Funeral Homes, Exeter on Friday, August 6th at 11 AM. Interment Exeter Cemetery. Though the service is private, the family invites you to join with them from the comfort of your home. Stream the service live or at your convenience by visiting www.facebook.com/haskettfh.
Donations to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada, Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.