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Helen L. Cunningham


1926 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Helen L. Cunningham Obituary
September 19, 1926 - December 18, 2016 Beloved wife of V. Richard Cunningham, loving mother of Mary E., Thomas J., IV, Janet M. Cunningham and Catherine M. (James) Hamm. She was the sole survivor among her 7 siblings from Bradford, Pennsylvania. She is also survived by four wonderful grandchildren, Megan, Kevin, Justin and Sarah Hamm. Soon after moving to L.A., while working as a talent payroll supervisor at CBS (Television City on Fairfax), she met Dick Cunningham through the Young People's Club at St. Ambrose. They were later married by Bishop Manning at St. Gregory Church. As she was quite fond of her job and co-workers, she remained an active member of the CBS "FROGS" Alumnae Group for decades. As a devoted mother, Helen was involved in the Mother's Club at Cathedral Chapel, (18 yrs), Notre Dame Academy (12 yrs) and Loyola High School. In her spare time she was an active member of the Good Shepherd Guild, Holy Family Guild and enjoyed her Knights of Columbus bowling group. Mass of Christian Burial 11 am Thurs., January 12, 2017 at Cathedral Chapel (La Brea - Olympic) Private Interment. In lieu of flowers, Donations may be made to The GOOD SHEPHERD CENTER for Women (1640 Rockwood St., Los Angeles, CA 90026) or ST. JOHN OF GOD HOSP. (2468 w. Adams Blvd., Los Angeles, 90006, CA) GATES, KINGSLEY, GATES Culver City (310) 837-7121 www.gateskingsley.com
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Jan. 8 to Jan. 11, 2017
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