Helen Theresa Smith, age 79, of Glen Haven Manor, formerly of New Glasgow, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018, in the Aberdeen Hospital. Born in Antigonish, she was a daughter of the late Archibald and Christina Catherine (Walsh) Boggs. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, going to bingo and T.O.P.S. She is survived by her children: Roberta (Frank) Maas; Judy (Donald) Grady, both of Antigonish; Jimmy, Banff, AB; Susan, Calgary, AB; Brenda (Leebret) Smith, Aspen; Timmy (Elizabeth), Halifax; 16 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; sisters: Dora Davidson, New Glasgow; Chris Rankin; Isabel LeBlanc, both of Halifax; brothers: Jim (Margaret) Boggs, New Brunswick; Bill (Karen) Boggs, Toronto, ON; Robert (Joyce) Boggs, Halifax; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Bert; son, Keith; sister, Edith MacPherson; brother, Alex. The family would like to thank the staff of the Alzheimer Unit at Glen Haven for their kindness, generosity and for looking after Helen. Visitation 7-9 pm Thursday, in the R.H. Porter Funeral Home, 55 Almont Ave., New Glasgow, from where funeral service will be held at 11 am Friday, with Father Tom MacNeil officiating. Burial will be in Heatherdale Memorial Gardens. Donations in her memory may be made to the Alzheimer Society.