Helen Joan (Rockwood) MacNeil, 75 years of age, a lifelong resident of Weymouth who attended Weymouth Schools entered Life Eternal at the Colonial Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Weymouth on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011. She was the beloved wife for 54 years of the late Kenneth E. MacNeil who died Oct. 5, 2010. She was the daughter of the late Teresa (Gill) and Albert James Rockwood Sr. She is survived by her brother Norman Rockwood of Braintree and Frostproof, FL and her sisters Patricia Rockwood Smith and Margaret Rockwood MacNeil-Ericson (Mrs. Karl Ericson), both of Weymouth. Helen was the sister of the late William, Francis, Albert Jr., Henry and Edward Rockwood, Teresa Smith and Mary McGowan. Helen leaves many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews and one great- great-nephew. She was a twenty-seven year member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the George R. Bean Post No.79, American Legion, in South Weymouth. She was a former employee of the Electro Switch Corp. of Weymouth. Helen was an avid country music fan and a member of the Union Towers Association at Union Towers One. Visiting hours will be held at the Mortimer N. Peck | Russell Peck Funeral Home 870 Broad St., (opposite the U.S. Post Office in Jackson Square) Sunday, Feb. l3 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. A funeral service will be held at the Congregational Church of East Weymouth, 1320 Commercial St., East Weymouth on Monday, Feb. 14 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery, East Weymouth. Memorial donations in Helens memory may be sent to the charity of the donors choice.
Published in The Patriot Ledger on Feb. 11, 2011