Helen W. Chalas

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MARBLEHEAD, Mass. - Helen W. Chalas, 88, of Marblehead, MA, died May 21, 2014, after a period of declining health.Born in Newton, NJ on October 7, 1925, she was the daughter of Fred and Helen (Strack) Wahl. She resided in Peabody, MA for several years before moving to Marblehead in 1986.She graduated from Manchester High School Central, Class of 1943.In her early years, she worked as a secretary at the Amoskeag-Lawrence Mills for several years. Afterwards, she spent her life as a devoted homemaker.She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Peabody.She enjoyed traveling with her husband. Her favorite past time was cooking and entertaining for family and friends. She will be missed by all who knew her.She was married fifty-six years to Leonidas "Leo" V. Chalas. He died September 20, 2013. She was also predeceased by brother, Robert F. Wahl.Family members include her twin brother, Harold G. Wahl of Webster, NY; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.


services: Calling hours are Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Connor-Healy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 537 Union St., corner of Concord Street, Manchester.A funeral service will follow in the funeral home at 11 a.m.Burial will take place in Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Greek Orthodox Church, 111 Island Pond Road, Manchester, NH 03103.For more information or to sign the online guest registry, please visit: www.connorhealy.com.
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Manchester, NH 03104
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Published in Union Leader on May 25, 2014
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