Helen Mirchel Boreman

Helen Mirchel Boreman, 98, of Palm Bay, Florida, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2012.

Helen was the beloved wife of John George Boreman, who preceded her in death. She was the devoted mother of three children, Jane Williams, Judith Samuhel, and John Boreman, Jr.

Throughout her life, Helen was involved in church and volunteer activities, including literacy tutoring, Girl Scouts, and Recording for the Blind, and also gave many hours of service to local hospitals and nature centers.

Helen donated generously to charities, and as a member of the Founders' Society of Duke University, she established the John G. Boreman Memorial Scholarship Fund for deserving and promising students.

Besides her children, Helen is survived by four grandchildren, Amy Allen, David Samuhel, Megan Boreman, and Kristen Clarey; and three great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held at the Glenbrooke at Palm Bay clubhouse, at 2:00 pm, on Friday, November 16, 2012.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vitas Hospice, 4450 W. Eau Gallie Blvd., #250, Melbourne, FL 32934.

Arrangements entrusted to Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, Melbourne, FL (321) 724-2222.

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Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Nov. 15, 2012