Helen Whitcher

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WARREN - Helen (Ball) Whitcher, 99, passed away peacefully at her home in Warren on Dec. 24, 2013, surrounded by loved ones. She was born on Oct. 8, 1914 in Landaff, to Bert and Eva (Moulton) Ball.

Early on, Helen hand stitched professional baseballs and later worked as a nurse's aide at the Glencliff Home for the Elderly for many years, retiring in 1976. On her retirement she was a home caregiver for many family members and friends.

Her favorite hobbies were knitting, crocheting and quilting, donating hats and mittens to school children and lap robes to the VA and The Grafton County Nursing Home. She also was an avid Boston Red Sox fan.

Helen was predeceased by her husband, Maurice and son, Maurice (Mausey) Whitcher. Survivors include three children, Barbara Badger and Marlene Washburn of Warren, and Suanne King of Wentworth; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.


SERVICES: Services for Helen will be held on Jan. 4, at 11 a.m. at the Warren Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Pemi Baker Hospice, 101 Boulder Point Dr., Plymouth, NH 03264.

Published in Union Leader on Dec. 30, 2013