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elevated KYfT9 June 27, 1943 – May 15, 2020

elevated KYfT9 Visitation
Private

elevated KYfT9 Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6

elevated KYfT9 Funeral Service
Private                                   

elevated KYfT9 Chapel of St. Joseph – Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home

elevated KYfT9 Interment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery

elevated KYfT9 Obituary

elevated KYfT9 ZNIDAREC  HELEN (nee McAteer) – After a long heroic journey, Helen peacefully passed away in the early morning of Friday May 15th 2020.

elevated KYfT9 Helen, predeceased by her loving parents Bridget and Frank McAteer. Adored wife and best friend of husband Martin Znidarec, beloved Mother of Joan Znidarec, Marlo Znidarec-Lupis (Mother in law to Christian Lupis) Gramma to Marella Lupis and Mother to Christine Znidarec. Dear sister of the late Edward McAteer (friend to sister in law Marlene McAteer) and predeceased by brother Brian McAteer. Dear friend and cousin to Mary (Joe) Flanagan.

elevated KYfT9 Remembered lovingly by her many brother and sister in laws ,God children, nieces, nephews and cousins. Helen had a large family in Canada, Ireland, Croatia and the United States. She will be lovingly remembered by her family and friends. 

elevated KYfT9 We take comfort in knowing that she will be met in Heaven by her predeceased family, friends and many pets.

elevated KYfT9 Helen championed many charitable causes , sat on many boards and dedicated countless hours to volunteering. She was always a shoulder and ear for anyone in need. Fun loving , kind, compassionate she will always remain an inspiration and role model to her daughters, granddaughter , family and all who had the privilege to know her.

elevated KYfT9  The world has lost some of its sparkle as we have lost our beautiful Irish Rose. 

elevated KYfT9 A special thank you to her long time care giver and friend Maidy Fuerte. 

elevated KYfT9 A private service and interment will be held with immediate family only during this global pandemic.

elevated KYfT9  A mass and reception will be held at a later date once pandemic restrictions have been lifted. Helen was a founder and longtime supporter of The Community Meal Program (out of the cold) at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Port Credit,  Mississauga. If desired in lieu of flowers donations may be made to this worthy cause . StMaryStaroftheSeaMI@archtoronto.org  note: Community Meal Program.