Helen E. Jenis; "Henno" 100

Helen 'Henno' E. Jenis; 100

FITCHBURG -- Helen "Henno" E. Jenis (Dzieniz), 100, a lifelong Fitchburg resident, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, in the Highlands Longterm Care Center, after a long illness.

She leaves two nephews, Edward W. Richard, and his wife, Claudette, of Bonita Springs, FL, and William R. Richards, and his wife, Dorothy, of Port Charlotte, FL: one niece, Marsha M. Perron of Kissimmee, FL: and three great nieces, Denise Childress, and her husband, Allen, Tina Richards, and her companion, David, and Michelle Carbone, and her husband, Matt; two great nephews, Matthew Richards and his wife, Theresa, and Peter Richards, and his wife, Denise; one cousin, Jane Adreucci; her wonderful friend and caretaker, Karen Moffatt; and many great great nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by two sisters, Frances Richards, and Anna S. Jenis, and two brothers, Edward J. Jenis and Walter Jenis.

Ms. Jenis was an examiner at the former Asher Pant Company in Fitchburg for 40 years.

She was a life long member of the former St. Bernard's Parish in Fitchburg. She always enjoyed going to the Polish dances with her brother Edward and cooking all of our polish favorites. Helen will be missed and never forgotten.

She was born in Fitchburg, MA on September 5, 1912, a daughter of the late Adam and Stella (Kaminski) Jenis (Dzieniz).

JENIS -- Helen's Funeral will be celebrated on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from the Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli and Fitchburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Home, 243 Water St., Fitchburg, MA, with a mass at 11:00 a.m. in St. Bernard's Parish @ St. Camillus de Lellis Church, 333 Mechanic St., Fitchburg. Burial will follow at St. Bernard's Cemetery in Fitchburg. Calling hours at the Funeral Home are on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Flowers may be sent or memorial contributions may be made to the St. Bernard's Parish @ St. Camillus de Lellis Church Memorial Fund, 333 Mechanic St., Fitchburg, MA 01420 or may be left at the Funeral Home.

See www.masciarellifamilyfuneralhomes.net for further information.

Funeral Home

Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli Funeral Home
243 Water Street Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 345-4151

Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Jan. 13, 2013