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Helen Dorothy Hodgson


Helen Dorothy Hodgson

HODGSON, Helen Dorothy Age 100, of Sherbrooke and formerly of Country Harbour, Guysborough County, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 in High-Crest Sherbrooke Home for Special Care. Born in Port Dufferin, she was a daughter of the late William and Mary (McLellan) Barkhouse. Helen was the oldest surviving member of Holy Trinity Anglican Church and had been a member for 70 years. She is survived by sons, MacKay (Audrey), MacPherson Mills; Angus (Darlene), Country Harbour; Bernie (Jessie Lee) North River; daughters; Catherine Levasseur, Lower Sackville; Marie (Wayne) Veinotte, Country Harbour; brother, Norman Barkhouse, Port Dufferin; sisters, Jean Martin, Watt Section; Carmie Fleet, Dartmouth; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren;  many nieces, nephews and their families. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry; son, Bayne, daughter-in-law, Roma; a son in infancy; a granddaughter in infancy; son-in-law, Noel; brothers, Winsloe, Thomas, Basil, George;  sisters, Edith, Lila, Freda, Alice, Nina, and Sadie. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 2- 4 and 7-9 p.m. in G.W. Giffin Funeral Home, Country Harbour. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Country Harbour with Rev. Sue Channen officiating. Interment in Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery at a later date. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations may be made to Holy Trinity Anglican Church or a charity of your choice. The family would like to thank the staff of High-Crest Sherbrooke Home for Special Care for the wonderful care their mom received during her stay at the Home. Funeral arrangements are under the dignified and compassionate care of the G.W. Giffin Funeral Home Ltd., Country Harbour. On-line condolences may be made at

Service Date
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Service Time
2:00 p.m.
Service Location
Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Country Harbour

March 12, 2019
Visitation Time
2-4 and 7-9
Visitation Location
G.W. Giffin Funeral Home Country Harbour

Burial Date
At a later date.
Burial Location
Holy Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Country Harbour

Requested Charity
Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Country Harbour or a charity of your choice