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Helen Lorraine West Canfield
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Birth: Jan. 30, 1926
Marion County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 2012
West Virginia, USA

Wife of Hanning B. Canfield

January 25, 2012
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT - Helen Lorraine (West) Canfield, 85, of Colfax Community, passed away Tuesday (Jan. 24, 2012) at home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born in Marion County on Jan. 30, 1926, a daughter of the late Earl and Clara (Moats) West.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Hanning "Zeke" Burton Canfield, in October 1991.

Helen was retired from the Florida Division of Forestry in 1994 with 10 years of service. She was a member of the Levels United Methodist Church since the 1940s. She enjoyed traveling, attending flea markets, antiques, sewing, crocheting, and spending time with her loving family and friends.

She is survived by one son, Cecil Bradley Canfield and his wife Paulette of Fairmont; three daughters, Linda Canfield of Fairmont, Victoria J. Canfield of Fairmont and Debra J. Ivey and her husband Michael of New Mexico; 11 grandchildren, Kimberly L. Triantifilou Neel and her husband Jody, Michele M. Triantifilou, Chris P. Triantifilou, Bradley D. Canfield, Patrick J. Canfield and his wife Iris, Debra D. Tennant, Amber G. Tennant, Suzanne A. Michael, Roxanne N. Michael, Deben R. Michael, and John R. Garrison and his wife Donna; 14 great-grandchildren, Marisa K. Canfield, Logan B. Canfield, Colton P. Canfield, Cloman J. Tennant, Gaven N. Tennant, Nathan Cocharan, Edwin Cocharan, Franchesca Cruz, Guage Triantifilou, Joshua Triantifilou, Dylan Blake, Sarah Neel, Faith Garrison and Hope Garrison. Also surviving are two brothers, Paul Richard West and his wife Christine of California and Robert West and his wife Cody of Kingwood; and two sisters, Patty Sue Mason and her husband Greg of Fairmont and Wilma Rote and her husband John of Dallas, Texas.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Randy Burton Canfield; a sister, Thelma West Wyer; and a brother, Lawrence West.

Family and friends may call at Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, from 1-8 p.m. Thursday and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday.

The funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 1 p.m. Friday with Pastor Jim Zinn officiating. Interment will follow at the Linn Cemetery in Benton's Ferry.

Note: obit provided by
Gia Hays (#46894071)
Family links: 
  Earl R. West (1897 - 1980)
  Clara Victoria Moats West (1900 - 1973)
  Hanning Burton Canfield (1926 - 1991)*
  Randy Burton Canfield (1949 - 1951)*
  Helen Lorraine West Canfield (1926 - 2012)
  Lawrence Ray West (1931 - 2005)*
*Calculated relationship
Samuel Linn Cemetery
Bentons Ferry
Marion County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Judy Mayfield
Record added: Apr 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36526358
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