NEWPORT NEWS - Helen Elaine McDermott, 87, widow of Deacon Robert James McDermott, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014. Born in Bayside, NY she was formerly of Palm Coast, FL, and has been a Newport News resident for 10 years. Helen is survived by her daughter, Gail McWhorter and her husband Tom; sons, Stephen McDermott and his wife Marietta and James McDermott and his wife, Mavis; sister, Priscilla Wormell and her husband Roger; brother, David Couch and his wife Heather; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends 1-2:00 PM Saturday at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Roman Catholic Church. Immediately following at 2:00 PM, a memorial Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated by Rev. John David Ramsey. The family wishes in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School, 52 Harpersville Rd., Newport News, VA 23601 or to the Wounded Warrior Project, Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675 Arrangements are by Berceuse Funeral and Cremation Traditions in Hampton, 757-825-8070.
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Published in Daily Press on Apr. 10, 2014
Berceuse Funeral & Cremation Traditions
2609 Cunningham Dr Hampton, VA 23666