MELANSON Helen M. (Lavoie) Melanson, 69, of New Athol Road, died on Saturday, December 28, 2013 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester. Born on December 6, 1944 in New Brunswick, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Edmond and Anna (Legere) Lavoie. On July 19, 1969 she married Leon Melanson at St. Paul’s Church in New Brunswick and they have enjoyed over 44 years together. A resident of the Greater Boston area for a number of years, Helen had worked as a manager at McDonald’s in Davis Square in Somerville and previously had worked for Pemberton Farms in Cambridge. In 2008, Helen and Leo moved to Orange where they made their home at Pioneer Place on New Athol Road. Survivors include her beloved husband, Leo Melanson of Orange, a daughter, Rachel Porter and her husband Dan of Orange, a son Paul A. Melanson of Chicago, Illinois; a granddaughter, Brittany A. Porter of Orange. Calling hours Thursday, January 2, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Witty’s Funeral Home, ORANGE. A Mass of Christian Burial, January 3, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Mary’s Church, 19 Congress Street, Orange. Interment will be private. WITTY’S FUNERAL HOME 158 SOUTH MAIN STREET, ORANGE www.wittyfuneralhome.com
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Published in Boston Herald on Dec. 31, 2013