elevated aqFUo June 27, 1943 – May 15, 2020
elevated aqFUo Visitation
elevated aqFUo Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
211 Langstaff Road East, Thornhill, ON, L3T 3Z6
elevated aqFUo Funeral Service
elevated aqFUo Chapel of St. Joseph – Holy Cross Catholic Funeral Home
elevated aqFUo Interment
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
elevated aqFUo Obituary
elevated aqFUo ZNIDAREC HELEN (nee McAteer) – After a long heroic journey, Helen peacefully passed away in the early morning of Friday May 15th 2020.
elevated aqFUo 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 aqFUo 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 aqFUo We take comfort in knowing that she will be met in Heaven by her predeceased family, friends and many pets.
elevated aqFUo 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 aqFUo The world has lost some of its sparkle as we have lost our beautiful Irish Rose.
elevated aqFUo A special thank you to her long time care giver and friend Maidy Fuerte.
elevated aqFUo A private service and interment will be held with immediate family only during this global pandemic.
elevated aqFUo 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.