Helen Mary Bunt "Ella May"

05-May-1931 - 25-Aug-2020

Obituary Overview

In Loving Memory


BUNT, Helen Mary (nee Urquhart), born in Windsor on May 5, 1931, passed peacefully on August 25, 2020. Ella May was the beloved wife of Howard Oliver Bunt (1986), the dear mother of Cathie, Kevin and Lidia Bunt, and the cherished grandmother of Katie and Iain Bunt. She was a special Aunt to Bridget Lindsay, Martha Andrews & Doug Stroud, Linda Ingram, and Maxine & Robert Smith. She will be missed by many friends and acquaintances, especially Michael Lajoie. Ella May was a life-long member of the United Church of Canada and loved to sing in the choir at Grace United and later Emmanuel United. She retired from the University of Windsor in 1997 and enjoyed much of her retirement socializing with and helping her many friends, travelling, camping and spending time with her family, including numerous animals. Special thanks to the wonderful staff of Huron Lodge for all of their care and many kindnesses over the last three years.

Visitation by appointment only will take place at the Victoria Greenlawn Funeral Home 1525 Hwy #3 Oldcastle ON N0R 1L0 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2020. Please call 519-969-3939 to schedule a time for the visitation and service. Masks and social distancing are required. Visitation will continue Friday, August 28, 2020 from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Windsor/Essex County Humane Society or the Salvation Army.


A live stream of the service will be available at http://distantlink.com/dlm33.html Please tune in shortly before 11am on Friday. If prompted, enter password Arbor2020.


Funeral Details

  • Visitation

    Victoria Greenlawn Funeral Home

    Event Times:

    27-Aug-2020 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    28-Aug-2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

  • Chapel Service

    Victoria Greenlawn Funeral Home

    Event Times:

    28-Aug-2020 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Burial

    Victoria Greenlawn Funeral Home

    Event Times:

    28-Aug-2020 11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

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Posted by Barbara Tattersall (Eckmier) | 02-Sep-2020

Dear Cathie, Kevin and family, My deepest sympathies to you and your family. I have many fond memories of your mom from the days I used to babysit both of you, and later at the University. May your cherished memories keep her close. Barbara Tattersall (Eckmier)

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Posted by Tim and Maria Traynor and Pap | 02-Sep-2020

Our sincere condolences. Ella May was very special. Maria remembers her from when she was a student and then getting to see her every year with Cathie at Flora Gardens. And she saved my (Tim's) butt many a time at the Department, since she tended to stay after hours and I was so often late at getting paper work done. Love Maria and Tim.

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