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RON HELSTRIP
  • 68 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 18, 1940
  • Place of birth:
    YORK, United Kingdom
  • Date of passing: Jun 14, 2009
  • Place of passing:
    ALMERIA, MOJACAR, Spain
Let the memory of RON be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, RON HELSTRIP, 68, born on September 18, 1940 and passed away on June 14, 2009. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Eric Barker on 19th September 2016

"Happy Birthday Big Man your memories live on and on,will never forget you mate will have a drink tonight and think of you in one of my favourite memories of you in Cyprus Rip and God Bless you"

This tribute was added by Colin Parker on 18th September 2016

"I can hear and see him now standing at the Barrack Gates at Windsor as if it was yesterday. God Bless Gloria and R.I.P Ron big fellow."

This tribute was added by Joseph Hughes on 18th September 2016

"Happy birthday Ron even though we have never met, it is and always will be an honour to name my son after his great grand dad. RIP Ron. Love and respect."

This tribute was added by Gloria Helstrip on 18th September 2016

"Remembering you on your Birthday Ron, miss you more as the years go by, you are with me every minute of every day im with out you.
The wonderful times we had together , every birthday we went away on a adventure , wonderful memories .
My first and only love.   xxxx   Gloria   xxxx"

This tribute was added by Eric Barker on 16th June 2016

"Happy Birthday mate I hope all you Coldstreamers are celebrating Rons birthday enjoy Big Man sadly missed"

This tribute was added by pat crowder on 14th June 2016

"Remembering my dear brother Ron. love Pat and Graham xx"

This tribute was added by Gloria Helstrip on 13th June 2016

"My darling Ron,  7 years have past,  I have you in my heart forever..
Love always Gloria xxxx       14 June 09"

This tribute was added by eric barker on 18th September 2015

"Happy Birthday Ron hope your having a great party up there mate you will always be remembered mate God Bless"

This tribute was added by Gloria Helstrip on 18th September 2015

"Ron  Always in my thoughts, Happy Birthday Ron. xxxx"

This tribute was added by Colin Parker on 28th August 2015

"To a Coldstream Guardsman, Nuli Secundus fom a Coldstream Guardsman and friend."

This tribute was added by Gloria Helstrip on 14th June 2015

"You have been in my thoughts all day Ron , like you are every day.  My wonderful man , you know how much I loved you in the 47 years we where together ..
xxxxxx Gloria xxxxxx"

This tribute was added by eric barker on 14th June 2015

"I am sure Ron your up there sat on your sandbag relaying all your stories and jokes,sadly you were taken to soon my good friend but you have left us with some wonderful memories RIP Ron and God Bless"

This tribute was added by pat crowder on 13th April 2015

"You are always in our thoughts Ron , you were my favourite big brother we had some good memories of you  loved always xxx"

This tribute was added by Carol Murray on 13th April 2015

"Ron, great guy and sadly missed. Missing all our chats and stories."

This tribute was added by Gloria Helstrip on 3rd March 2015

"To day 53 years ago I meet my Ron. I miss you every day . xxx"

This tribute was added by Lourdes Costa on 1st March 2015

"I was checking my Facebook page when I saw Gloria's picture and clicked on it to go to her page and say hi. And there it was, a picture of Ron and it put a smile on my face. This is how I will always remember you Ron, with a big smile."

This tribute was added by Gloria Helstrip on 18th September 2014

"Happy Birthday to my love  xxx"

This tribute was added by eric barker on 18th September 2014

"Ron you was always one of life's gentlemen and I have great memories of you from Germany when you drove the Ration  truck yourself and Geordie Elliot what great fun we had you are sadly missed my friend God Bless Nulli Secundus."

This tribute was added by eric barker on 18th June 2014

"One of life's true gentleman,one of a hell of a great guy very fond memories and loved by all.  It was a pleasure to of served with Big Ron he is sadly missed by all."

This tribute was added by Les Bristow on 16th June 2014

"A larger than life character. Remember him as a gentle giant unless you did the wrong thing during driver training. Sad, sad loss to the Coldstream family."

This tribute was added by Sailor Blue on 15th June 2014

"Ron whenever i think of you the first thing in my mind is Big Ron life's perfect gentleman,the second is how so very kind you are all the lifts to Swindon you never asked for a penny knowing i didnt have one,The advice on being a good Coldstreamer was free of charge, I only hope having used that advice during my 24 yrs as a Coldstreamer i never let you down.I dont know what mission God had that day but it must have been one only the best could deal with or He would not have taken you.My dear Ron your always be in my thoughts see you again old friend."

This tribute was added by Boris Borkowski on 15th June 2014

"The thing I remember most about Ron was that he was always cool, calm and collected. He'd look at all the excitable NCOs running around shouting and yelling and he was just an island of calm.

Never phased, and always had time for you.
A good un!"

This tribute was added by Andy James on 19th February 2014

"Love and miss you so much Dad, every single day I think about you. XXX"

This tribute was added by Laura Griffiths on 3rd February 2014

"Grandad, you are always in my thoughts. There's not a day that goes by where I don't think about you and how life would be if you were still here.
I know your always looking down on me.
I love you always xxx"


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