HELPARD, Marylin D. (Ferguson)

Marylin D.  Helpard (Ferguson) passed away surrounded by her loved ones at the Belleville General Hospital on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at the age of 76.  Marylin will be deeply missed by her devoted husband Tony of 40 years and their adoring pup “Alfie”. Cherished mother Julie Saccary of Kingston, Shawn Helpard (Kita) of Centerville and Stepmother of Teri Swindon (Tracey) of Belleville and late Jeffery Swindon (Sandy). Loving grand-mother of Skarlett, Stirling, Sam, Shane, Shauntelle, Jess, Angel, Nicolas, Chad, Jay and Andie as well great-grandmother of Connor, Caleb, Monique, Grace, Jaxon and Kili. She will be sadly missed by her siblings Linda Williamson (late Bruce) of Picton, Betty-Ann Dulmage (Ken) of Prince Edward County, Ron Ferguson of Alberta, Larry Ferguson of Hamilton and sister-in-law Pam Dexter of England. Predeceased by her parents Elsworth and Doris Ferguson as well as her siblings Pat Badgley (Roy), Sandie Dyson and Robert Ferguson (Penny). Marylin was an avid gardener and her expertise in gardening and the culinary arts will be greatly missed by anyone privileged to experience either. In addition her absence from her daily phone calls with adoring friends and family will be deeply noticeable. Cremation has been entrusted to Milestone Cremation Services, Napanee. If you would like to make a donation in Marylin’s memory the family suggests the Canadian Cancer Society or any charity you feel will honour her memory. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Online condolences, photos and memories can be shared at