Helen Desmond(1917 - 2013)


Helen Desmond, (nee Kistner), 96, of Bellevue, KY passed away on December 12, 2013 at her residence in Bellevue. Mrs. Desmond was a Secretary with City of Bellevue. She was a lifelong member of St. Anthony Church in Bellevue, where for over 60 years she attended the weekly Novena in honor of St. Anthony; She was a member & past president of the St. Anthony Altar Society; a member of the Newport Circle 88, the Daughters of Isabella; a past president of the former Diocesan Council of Catholic Woman, and a member of the Bellevue Civic Association; Mrs. Desmond was a crossword puzzle addict, and enjoyed her bridge club for over 50 years. Mrs. Desmond was devoted to her family including her late husband Jack Desmond who passed away in 1987, and her late parents Herman & Mayme Kistner. Helen is survived by her daughters, Ann (Mrs. E. James) Brun, and Kathleen Desmond, also survived by 8-Grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at Dobbling, Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, at 241 Fairfield Ave. Bellevue, KY. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 am Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at Divine Mercy Parish, in Bellevue, Kentucky. Burial will take place in St. Stephen Cemetery Fort Thomas, Kentucky. Memorials are suggested to the St. Elizabeth Hospice 483 South Loop Drive Edgewood, KY 41017 or Active Day Daycare 725 Alexandria Pike Ft. Thomas, KY 41075. Online condolences can be given at www.dmefuneral.com

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Published in the Kentucky Enquirer on Dec. 15, 2013