SPOKES, Helen Jean (née Dowler)


Loving wife of Robert. Mother and mother-in-law of Sally and Paul, Linda and Jonathan, Carolyn and Michael. Nan of Millie, Charlie, William, Toby, Georgie, Austin, Scarlett, Harriet, Daisy and Clementine.


Funeral Notice

Private service

In accordance with family wishes, a Private service has been held.

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  1. Our sincere sympathy to Robert, Sally, Linda and Carolyn. We worked for a long time together on night duty. We got to know so much about each other and our families during this time.. You will be sadly missed and RIP Helen the 22nd of June will be in my thoughts for a long time (the shortest day and don’t forget it) Rosie and Coke Newcombe

    Rosie Newcombe June 4 2019 7:26 pm
  2. My first job when I came to Colac was at CAH in Polwarth House on Nightshift, where I had the pleasure and privilege to work with Helen for several months She was such a caring and compassionate Nurse to all the patients in her care. A lady with such a dry sense of humour. Deepest sympathy to her husband, daughters and their families. RIP Helen Thinking of you all at this sad time. Lesley O’Neill

    Lesley O’Neill June 4 2019 10:50 pm
  3. To Robert, Sally, Linda, Carolyn and Families, With Deepest Sympathy in the loss of your wife and Mother. Helen was a respected Nursing colleague over many years at Colac Area Health. Always kind and caring. Thinking of you. Aileen Kettle.

    aileen kettle June 5 2019 4:28 am
  4. Thoughts of a dear friend & work colleague on night duty. Helen shared many words of wisdom raising my children & fond memories of “H” I will always have. Deepest sympathy to Sally & family .

    Louisa hunter June 5 2019 11:59 am
  5. Sincere sympathy on the loss of Helen, a respected workmate and friend. Her ability to see the humour in so many situations was certainly appreciated by those who worked alongside her. I have many happy memories gathered over the years.
    My thoughts are with Robert, Sally, Linda, Carolyn and families at this sad time.

    Diana Forster June 6 2019 4:13 pm
  6. Deepest sympathy to Robert, Sally, Linda , Carolyn and families on the sad passing of Helen.

    Gail and Ed Riches June 6 2019 6:32 pm
  7. Your dry wit will be missed Helen.
    My thoughts are with Helen’s family,
    Faye Carrington.

    Faye Carrington June 7 2019 10:37 am
  8. So sad to hear, you were a wonderful nurse.

    Ken McCoombe June 7 2019 4:36 pm

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