Helen A. Gorman née Scanlon, age 107, a longtime resident of Elmhurst died September 5, 2021. Beloved wife of the late Roger Gorman (2007); loving mother of the late Roger T. (1995), Eileen Moreau and Robert J. (Kathleen); proud grandmother of Sandra Moreau, Peter (Gloria) Moreau, Matthew Moreau, Patricia (Nicholas) Moreau Shaw, Joseph (Anna) Moreau, Rev. Patrick Gorman, Colleen (Tim Evans) Gorman, Maureen Gorman and Martin Gorman; great-grandmother of Liam Shaw, Madison Rojo, Joseph and Cullen Moreau, Ada Gorman and Bird Evans; sister of the late Josephine (the late Martin) O'Meara and the late Thomas (the late Marge) Scanlon. Helen was grateful for a beautiful life filled with the love of an extended family for 107 years. She was our Irish Matriarch, an icon of God's love who modeled a life of faith. As she moved into the loving embrace of God and her dear departed ones, she loved us, sang hymns and Danny Boy, and prayed. Visitation from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at Elmhurst Community Funeral Home – THE AHLGRIM CHAPEL, 567 S. Spring Road, Elmhurst. Prayers Thursday at 9 a.m. going to Immaculate Conception Church, 134 Arthur St., Elmhurst for a 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial. Private Interment at Calvary Cemetery in Evanston. Info – 630-834-3515 or www.ElmhurstFH.com
. Memorial contributions in Helen's name may be made to Residential Hospice Foundation, 5440 Corporate Dr., STE. 400, Troy, MI 48098 or www.residentialhospicefoundation.org
Published by Chicago Tribune on Sep. 7, 2021.