Helen Marie "Junie" Harrington
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Passed away on Monday, April 21, 2014 at the age of 80. Born on June 1, 1933 to John and Amelia (Orban) Lynch in Pittsburgh, PA. Helen served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.
Helen worked for and retired from AT&T as a Telephone Operator. She was a member of the Good Sam's Club, active in Neighborhood Watch and was awarded the Hometown Hero award by the Mayor. Preceding her in death were her parents; brothers, Hugh "Gene", John, and Thomas Lynch; and sisters, Joan Kozlowski, Amelia "Patsie" Modzelewski.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, James F. Harrington Sr.; her sons, Jim (Esther), Bill and John "Jackie" Harrington; daughter, Karen Bessette; grandchildren, Andrew (Sarah), Phillip and David Harrington, Patrick (Hannah) and John Bessette; great grandson, Xander Harrington; sister, Rosemarie Neill; brothers, Billy, Jerry, and Joe "Frankie" Lynch; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 11:00 am at Skinner Funeral Home, Lansing Chapel, burial will follow at Deepdale Memorial Gardens in Lansing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, April 25, 2-4 & 6-8 PM. For those desiring memorial contributions may be made to the Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation, Inc. To leave online condolences please visit www.SkinnerFuneralHomes.com.
Skinner Funeral Homes
101 W. Jolly Road
Lansing, MI 48910
Published in Lansing State Journal on Apr. 24, 2014