WALTER CLARE HELLYER

HELLYER, Walter C. – Born May 26th 1923 – Walter Clare Hellyer passed away peacefully at Norfolk General Hospital on May 3, 2017 at the age of 93. Lovingly remembered by his loving wife of 71 years, Doreen and their children: Pam Hellyer, Brenda (and Murray) Wivell, Warren (and Diana) Hellyer, Victoria Hellyer (and Dave Pavey), Margaret Kotsch, "special daughter". Loving grandfather to Dylan (and Carrie) Wivell, Kate Wivell, Vanessa (and Derek) Taylor, Tausha Hellyer (and Blair Dunbar), Melissa (and Sam) Daffron, Shane Hellyer (and Lita O'Halloran), Shauna (and Mike) Murtland, and also great grandfather to Isaac and Audrey Wivell, Connor and Cameron Taylor. Will also be sadly missed by his sister Editha (and Telford) Hammond, and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Russel and Lillian, sisters Shirley (and John) Carlisle, Mildred (and Ted) Woodley, sons Graham and baby Jeffery and great grandson baby Mason Murtland. As a long time farmer in Townsend Centre, Walter enjoyed working the land, outdoor activities like fishing and hunting in his younger years, while developing new skills in woodworking in his retirement. Friends may be received at THOMPSON-MOTT FUNERAL HOME, Waterford Friday May 5, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9pm. A celebration of Walter's life will be held in the chapel Saturday May 6, 2017 at 11am. Interment Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to Waterford Camp Trillium or charity of choice.