BALASH, Sheila Ann (nee Helmle) 1942 - 2017 Our loving mother and wife, Sheila Ann Balash passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on April 14, 2017. Sheila will be sadly missed by her husband George, her children Tim (Shannon and step- granddaughter Izabella), and Tracy (Doug). Sheila was predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Ruth. She is survived by her sister, Lucille (Lloyd). Sheila exemplified the spirit and resilience of women, making many sacrifices on behalf of her family for a better life. In her final years, she found strength from other women in her life including her dear friend, Linda, her Wednesday morning coffee friends and the wonderful women from ladies night at Dorchester Golf Club. A Prayer Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday April 20, 2017 and a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017, both at St. Agnes Parish (10826-62 Ave. NW. Edmonton). Interment will follow at St. Anthony's Cemetery In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Chuckwagon Benevolent Fund at: WPCA Benevolent Fund c/o World Professional Chuckwagon Association #3A, 2828 - 18 Street NE Calgary, AB., T2E 7B1 To send condolences, please visit www.connelly-mckinley.com .
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