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Helen Marie Underwood (nee Morissette)

June 28, 2023


April 29, 1952 - June 28, 2023
In Loving Memory ~
It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce, after a courageous battle with cancer, the passing of Helen Underwood, a loving wife of 41 years, Mother, Sister, Aunt and friend to many.
Helen was born April 29, 1952 in Trail, BC to Margaret and Joseph (Pete) Morissette she was raised in Fruitvale and graduated from JL Crowe. Helen worked for many years as a bookkeeper and was an active volunteer for local junior hockey teams, community events and the BV Lions Club
Helen was predeceased by her parents Pete and Margaret, her brother Gary and her nephews Matthew Underwood, Matthew Morissette, Scott Morris and Adrian Miller. Helen is survived by her husband David and her son Joey, brother Steve, sister Janet and many nephews and nieces.
A private Interment will be held at the Fruitvale Cemetery on Friday, July 7 at 10:30 am.
A Celebration of Life gathering to remember Helen will be held at the BV Curling rink on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at 1pm. Andreas Schmitz of Clark's Funeral Services has been entrusted with arrangements.
To honor Helen please consider volunteering in our community. If you wish, a donation to BC Cancer would be appreciated.
You are invited to leave a personal message of condolence at the family's online register at

Service Details

Celebration of Life
Saturday, September 9, 2023
1:00 PM
BV Curling Rink 125 Pine Ave. Fruitvale