TURNERS FALLS – Helen F. (Yamilkoski) Parker, 86, of Clark Avenue, died Sunday ( 9-30-12) at home. She was born in Winchester, NH, on Nov. 26, 1925, the daughter of Frank and Eleanor (Noseck) Yamilkoski.
Helen was a graduate of Greenfield High School, Class of 1943. She continued her education and graduated from Northampton Commercial College, Class of 1945.
She was the head accounting clerk at Wilson's Department Store for many years.
Helen was a former communicant of Sacred Heart Church of Greenfield. She enjoyed bowling, and traveling. Helen will be sadly missed by her cat, Ginger. She was married to Douglas D. Parker on July 12, 1948 in Sacred Heart Church. Douglas predeceased Helen on July 17, 1998.
There are no calling hours.
A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 84 K St., Turners Falls, with the Rev. Charles J. DiMascola officiating. Burial will follow in Mater Dolorosa Cemetery in Greenfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society, P.O. Box 6307, Springfield, MA 01101.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kostanski Funeral Home. Sympathy message available at: www.kostanskifuneralhome.com