Helen Hotchkiss Cosens

October 20, 1966 - May 13, 2023


Obituary For Helen Hotchkiss Cosens

Helen Hotchkiss Cosens, resident of Sexsmith, AB, formerly of Dawson Creek, BC, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, at the age of 56 years.

Helen was born October 20, 1966, in Dawson Creek where she was raised. She was employed at Save-On-Foods and previously employed with Weyerhaeuser.

In her free time, she really enjoyed gardening, going on road trips to visit her friends and family, and campfires. She was private but particular, well-dressed, and organized. Anyone that knew Helen loved her. She was a kind-hearted, loving, tough lady.

Greg will remember her last words forever. She did not want to play anymore. She accepted what she was dealing with.

Helen will be missed by her common-law and friend Greg Spitzke, his daughters and grandkids; brothers Terry, Ted, and Jim; sister Margaret; sisters-in-law Bev and Marie; cats Shadow and Spook; dog Saddie; and all her friends and family.

She was predeceased by her brother Lincoln, her mother and father as well as her dogs Zip and Kingston.

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  • June 08, 2023

    I am sadden to hear of Helen's passing.. she was always there with a smile and chat while checking out at Save-On Foods. I would often look for her when ever I was there. Deepest condolences to her family and co-workers. The world needs more Helen's in it - she truly was an angel.

  • May 22, 2023

    I had the honor/ privilege to work with Helen, very good worker and very thoughtful. I am saddened to hear the loss and condolences to the family. May Helen Rest In Peace , till we meet again. Ria

  • May 21, 2023

    My thoughts and prayers to the family ❤️ I was lucky enough to have worked with her for a few years at Weyerhaeuser, she scared me a little when I first met her lol! But getting to know her, she had the kindest heart and such a beautiful smile. She has touched so many lives and will truly be missed 💓

  • May 20, 2023

    I like many only knew Helen thru Save on foods! May your journey Helen be the finest like yourself ! Rest up and thank you for everything Gavin Young

  • May 19, 2023

    My sincere and heartfelt sympathy to Greg and Helen's family. I was shocked and saddened to hear Helen had passed away. She was "one in a million". I worked with her at Save On where we became friends as well as co-workers. We shared the same October 20th. Birthday which was special even though I am much older. I always enjoyed seeing and visiting with her when I was home after moving away. We always talked about what each were planting in our gardens; that is especially sad now at this time of year. May you Rest In Peace Helen. Loved you.

  • May 19, 2023

    My deepest sympathies go out to Helen's friends and family.😞 She was a genuine sweetheart🩷🩷 I met Helen at Sunday school when we were young girls. I hope her faith sustained her and I hope to see her in heaven !

  • May 19, 2023

    Missing you here at Save on , so much. You were one of the good ones! Thanks for keeping me in line and sharing a laugh. Have a great trip!

  • May 18, 2023

    My heart broke when I read that Helen died, and my wife felt likewise. We knew her through Save-on- Foods where she actually made grocery shopping a joy. She and I always shared a laugh. I would regale her with tales from my classroom. Though I never saw her elsewhere, I considered her a friend. I know others valued her as I did and we would wait in line at her checkout just to talk to her. A bright light has gone from the world. May she rest in peace. My wife and I send condolences to all who loved her. Allan Forsberg and Mindy Dorn

  • May 18, 2023

    Iam so saddened to hear that Helen has passed away - I worked with her at Save-on and it was't that long ago that we had a visit at the store My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends . She will be so missed

  • May 18, 2023

    My sincere condolences go out to Helen's remaining family. Helen lived across the street from me in Clairmont, she was like a daughter to me. When my husband and I visited her in the hospital her last words were I'm going to take a trip. Helen you are on the best trip ever a place that's peaceful, full of love and beauty best of all you'll get to be with your beloved Zip. Till I see you again my friend.

  • May 18, 2023

    Thoughts and prayers to her family go out to Helen's family 💕we worked together at Save-On-Foods ..she was always so happy and a wonderful person ..

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