In Memory of




Obituary for Helen Caroline Solonenko

The fourth born child to Jane Solonenko nee Walsh and Walter Solonenko who was pronounced a girl and named Helen Caroline Solonenko then to be labelled daughter, sister, girlfriend, aunt and mother died on the morning of March 27th at 12am after a 2 year fight with Ovarian Cancer. In her final hours she was surrounded by her loved ones who held her tight and told her they loved her. She was fortunate enough to spend the last few months in the company of all her friends and family. Proud mother to Raina Jane Shortreed and Joseph Kip Shortreed. She absolutely loved living in Squamish, moving to Squamish being the best decision she made in her life (followed quickly by having her two kids). Sports and bridge enthusiast, involved with the community, and following her love for people become a registered nurse of 20 years at Hilltop House and 5 Years at Squamish General. Predeceased by her father Walter, she leaves behind, for a long and happy life, her siblings Richard, wife Carol (Tyler, Adam and Brent). Derek, wife Elsie (Vincent, Dylan and Megan) and Elizabeth (Seth and Charlotte). And her beloved animals Lolla and Dash. Look after yourselves, each other and this world. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Ovarian Cancer Research Ovarian cancer continues to remain of the most underfunded cancers, is very aggressive and is known as the silent killer. Due to the current pandemic a Celebration of Life will be held at a future time.