Helen R. Sturdivant
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Helen Ruth Sturdivant, age 90, of Wilmington, DE died on September 29, 2013.
Helen was a housewife, wife, friend, and most importantly, a mother. She was an avid game player, especially Yahtzee, master crochet and beadier, loved collecting dolls, great cook, and loved to entertain. Helen was a member of the Woodbury NJ Terrace club and an Assistant 4H Leader.
Helen was predeceased by her brothers Christopher and John, sister Mazie, and granddaughter Beth Ann. She is survived by her loving husband of 74 years John, daughter Mary Ann Minguez (Tom), sons John (Jaime) and Billy (Laura), brother Jim Kennedy (Karen), sister Thelma Brigham, grandchildren Roxann, Robin, Ronda, Rochelle, Billy and Matthew, great-grandchildren Heather, Chris, Emily, Kevin, Chad, Mya, Alexis, Zachary and Justin, and great great-grandchildren Kaden and Penelope.
A viewing will be held on Friday, October 4th from 6-8 pm at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 1120 Darley Rd, Wilmington DE 19810, and again from 9:30-10:15 am Saturday morning at the church. The funeral service will begin at 10:30. Interment will follow the service at Gracelawn Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in Helen's name to St Francis Foundation - Cardiac Rehab, 701 N. Clayton St, Wilmington DE 19805 or Trinity Presbyterian Church.
Published in The News Journal from Oct. 3 to Oct. 4, 2013