Helen Louise Delay, 90, of Jenness Rd., died May 14, 2018 at the Colonial Poplin Nursing Home in Fremont, NH. She was born August 14, 1927 in Boston, MA., daughter of the late Frank H. Shea and Mary R. (Moran) Shea.
Helen grew up in Alston, MA., one of five children. In 1947, she married William J. Delay and they lived in Alston, MA. for some time before settling in Watertown, MA. where they spent the next 14 years raising their children. During the younger years with the children, Helen frequently went to York Beach. She was a devoted stay at home mom and cherished all her lifetime spent with her family. Bill and Helen moved to Epping, NH in 1981.
Helen was predeceased by her loving husband on February 12, 2007. She is survived by her 3 sons and their wives, William J. and Nancy Delay Jr., Kevin and Sheila Delay, and Richard and Katherine Delay, one daughter and her husband, Mary Rose and George Haley, 9 grandchildren, Brian, George Jr., Tyesha, Derek, Shane, Daniel, Kelly, Demerice and Richard, six great-grandchildren, Cameron, Breya, Natalie, Tessa-Mae, Everly and Cora, and several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 4:00-8:00 PM at the Brewitt Funeral Home, 9 Pleasant St. Epping, NH. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Church, Epping, NH. Burial will follow in the St. Joseph Cemetery, Epping, NH.
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