Helen Goodwin (nee Desborough) aged 79 years of Moose Jaw, SK, passed away Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at the Moose Jaw Union Hospital. She was born on August 22nd, 1933 in Biggar, SK. Helen was born with Moebius Syndrome and was not diagnosed until 6 years ago. Life was a struggle for her growing up in and around the community of Biggar, which accepted her in spite of her afflictions. She attended school in Allanbank and the Alert District, as well as St. Gabriels’ for a short time. Helen moved to Saskatoon, “The City” as she called it, and did day work. Helen enjoyed rug hooking as well as playing cards, Rummy being her favorite. She enjoyed talking on the phone to friends and family especially “Sister” Chrissie. Her other favorite thing to do was tell stories of growing up in Biggar. She was predeceased by her parents, Emma and William Desborough and husband, Leslie Goodwin. Helen will be greatly missed by daughter, Cindy Goodwin; granddaughter, Ashley; sister, Chris LaRiviere; niece, Nancy LaRiviere; nephews, Robert (Gail) LaRiviere and Julius LaRiviere; as well as great-nieces and nephews; special friend, Bonnie Lymer and of course, Elliot. To all that knew Helen, she will be forever remembered for her big heart. A Private Family Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Todd Sjoberg, Funeral Director. 693-4550