Helen L. Kingsley
1929 - 2014 RICHMOND Mrs. Helen L. Kingsley, 84, of 167 Yokun Rd., passed away peacefully Tuesday Aug. 26, 2014 at home, living the life she enjoyed. Born in Pittsfield on Aug. 30, 1929, the daughter of Herbert and Edith Andrews Lindsey she was educated in the one room schoolhouse in Richmond before moving to Pittsfield and was a graduate of St. Joseph High School. Mrs. Kingsley moved back to Richmond after marrying her loving husband Harold. She was the Town Clerk of Richmond and prior to that position she was secretary to the Town Clerk for many years. She had previously worked as a secretary for Don P. Main in Boston, Mass. She was a member of the Richmond Congregational Church where she had been very active for many years. She was a member of the The Kings Daughters and a member of the Bridge Club at the Women's Club of Pittsfield where she had been a member. Helen enjoyed time spent with all her friends, including dinners with her eating group and traveling with her good friend Caralyn Clairmont. She was predeceased by her husband, Harold Kingsley, whom she married in Pittsfield on Nov. 1, 1958. He died in 1989. She is survived by her son, Robert Kingsley of Richmond. She was predeceased by a daughter, Ruth, who died in 1972 and good friends and family, Doris Goodermout, Edward Lindsey and May Lindsey. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services for Mrs. Helen L. Kingsley will be Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 at 10 a.m. at the Richmond Congregational Church with the Rev. Irene Jones and the Rev. Janet McKinstry officiating. Burial will follow in Richmond Center Cemetery. Calling hours at the DWYER FUNERAL HOME, 776 North St., Pittsfield will be Friday evening, Aug. 29, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leukemia Society, the Richmond Volunteer Fire Dept., or the Richmond Congregational Church, care of the Dwyer Funeral Home in her memory. Please visit www.dwyerfuneral.com to leave condolences and remembrances.
Dwyer Funeral Home
776 North Street Pittsfield, MA 01201
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Aug. 28, 2014