Helen Green RIP

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Helen Green RIP

Post by Ian » Tue Feb 15, 2022 2:17 pm

It is with sadness that we have to report the passing of lifetime member Helen Green aged 72. Helen, who was a club member for 17 years was awarded lifetime membership for her detailed knowledge of Bongo paint, and for helping to organise the meeting in Bulgaria, where she lived, in 2011.
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She will be missed by all who met her, either in the flesh or in cyberspace. Such a lovely lady.
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Re: Helen Green RIP

Post by BongoBongo123 » Tue Feb 15, 2022 2:45 pm

Very sad news, RIP Helen. Very helpful on the forum... will be missed, I took a good tip about using fully synth thinner
oils in the winter 5w/30 in there at the moment, due out in a few weeks. The engine does feel super responsive (feel like low resistance oil over the moving parts) and the lower viscosity at start protects faster in the cold. Thanks again Helen.
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Post by g8dhe » Tue Feb 15, 2022 4:20 pm

Indeed, whilst I never met her in person we chatted regularly on Messenger. RIP Helen.
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Re: Helen Green RIP

Post by Bob » Tue Feb 15, 2022 5:35 pm

So very sorry to hear this.

Helen will be much missed by her family, friends, and this Club.
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Re: Helen Green RIP

Post by Jillygumbo » Tue Feb 15, 2022 7:09 pm

Oh no! Not someone else. So sad. Never met her but she was a lovely lady.
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Re: Helen Green RIP

Post by mikeonb4c » Thu Feb 17, 2022 12:02 pm

I came onto the forum today just to apologise for being such an infrequent visitor these days. I am shocked and saddened to read of Helen's passing - I had no idea and had corresponded with her only recently (I think, my memory is not good!) on 'the other Bongo comms channel'. Helen was an absolute star and an incredibly talented Bongo fettler - I had some great dialogues with her over the years (yea but...no but..your ball etc) on Matters Bongo. I will miss her very much (we all will) and I send lots of love to her nearest and dearest and to Helen herself, wherever she is resting peacefully (if Helen knows how to do such a thing, God bless her).

RIP Helen Green - a shining star in our little Bongo world xxx
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Re: Helen Green RIP

Post by Doone » Fri Feb 18, 2022 6:30 pm

It's so sad, she had such zest for life, enthusiasm for all things Bongo, knowledge of many subjects and was a great listener. We will miss her. I'm so glad to be able to add that her two very much loved GSDs have been rehomed.
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