elevated DOpbE May 16, 1943 – June 6, 2021
elevated DOpbE Helena Shui Chun Tham passed away peacefully on June 6, 2011, surrounded by her loving family, at the age of 78.
elevated DOpbE Helena Shui Chun Tham is survived by her loving husband of 48 years, Robin Wilson Tham. She was a caring and devoted mother to Laurence and Anthony. Proud “Poh Poh” to Kaia, Christian, Nicholas, Nolan, Riyah and Solana. Cherished daughter to Yeung Sai Tai and the late Lee Tin and sister to John, Alice, Jimmy, Shui Ying, Karen, Yvonne and Kei.
elevated DOpbE Helena was the eldest of 8 children and born in China and grew up in Hong Kong in a loving and cohesive family. At the young age of 17 she sailed to England to complete her high school education, later completing a degree in Electrical Engineering in Birmingham. With a degree in hand and a new life to create, she immigrated to Canada looking for a better future for herself and her family in China. With that in mind, she became a Computer System Analyst for Honeywell and National Grocers.
elevated DOpbE Helena devoted her life to the betterment of others. Her servant heart led her to join the Legion of Mary at the age of 16 where she visited the sick and poor weekly. Her love of helping others led her to meet and fall in love with Robin while volunteering at Our Lady Of Mount Carmel, in Toronto.
elevated DOpbE Their love and relationship stood the test of time. For over 50 years (48 married), they created a fruitful and fulfilling life together growing as a family and travelling the world learning, experiencing and helping others.
elevated DOpbE Helena’s passion to help others never wavered, only growing stronger and later branching into a career in healing. From being the first class to graduate Foot Reflexology in Taiwan , to completing a PhD in holistic nutrition and dedicating the last decade of her life to learning, giving and healing with Longevitology Meditation.
elevated DOpbE Helena’s legacy has touched many lives. From ensuring that her parents and siblings immigrated to Canada, to helping open two Longevitology Meditation Centres in Perth, Australia, to starting the first Tai Chi class at Blessed Trinity Parish. These are only a few of her many accomplishments that have touched and changed so many lives.
elevated DOpbE Helena dedicated her life to the betterment of others, never seeking praise or accolades. She gave because she could. She helped because she was called to, and in doing so, she never wavered in her beliefs and values. She lived her life on her own terms without fanfare or adoration. She served quietly and humbly and she left this world a better place.
elevated DOpbE Helena will be lovingly remembered in the hearts of many families, friends of Blessed Trinity Parish, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and the world.
elevated DOpbE Please go to www.HelenaTham.com.