MANCHESTER - Helen M. Mullen, 95, of Manchester, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at Bel Air Nursing Home after a period of declining health.Born in Manchester on Aug, 23, 1918, she was the daughter of Richard and Mary (Gorman) Murphy. She was a life-long resident of the Queen City.
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Helen was in the first graduating class of Our Lady of Perpetual Help School and graduated from St. Joseph High School for Girls, class of 1936.
She worked as a telephone operator for New England Telephone Co. and was a longtime communicant of St. Joseph Cathedral and most recently of St. Pius X Parish.Helen enjoyed her home and working outside in her yard on Lowell Street.She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great- grandmother. Her family was the center of her life.She was married 45 years to the love of her life, Edwin, who passed away 26 years ago.
Family members include her daughters, Mary Duval and her husband Richard; Barbara Gaudreault and her husband Armand; and son John Mullen and his wife Fudgie, all of Manchester; six grandchildren: Christine Hodge, Gregory Duval, Matthew Duval, Kimberly Burleigh, Brian Collins and Kelly Chaposky; six great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her eight brothers and sisters.
SERVICES: A calling hour on Tuesday, Aug. 12 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at St. Pius X Church, 575 Candia Road, Manchester. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bedford.In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Precious Blood Monastery, 700 Bridge St., Manchester, 03104. Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester is in charge of arrangements.To send a message of condolence, visit www.lambertfuneralhome.com.
Lambert Funeral Home
1799 Elm Street Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on Aug. 11, 2014