Ms Helen V. Janelle

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Ms Helen V. Janelle
Ms Helen V. Janelle
Born March 21, 1921
Died January 28, 2011

Helen V. Janelle, 89, of Mansfield Avenue, Norton, formerly of Attleboro, a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and great grandmother, passed Friday, January 28, 2011 in the EPOCH Senior Healthcare of Norton. She was the beloved wife of the late Arthur R. Janelle who passed on January 12, 2009.

Born Helen V. McMaugh in Providence, Rhode Island on March 21, 1921, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Agnes (Bramah) McMaugh. Helen was educated in Providence schools. She was a resident of Norton for thirty nine years before moving to Attleboro in 1994.

Helen worked as an inspector at Automatic Machine Company in Attleboro for over ten years, retiring in 1975. She was a communicant of St. Stephen's Church in Attleboro and a member of the PEAL Club of South Attleboro. Helen loved people and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Helen is survived by a son; Wayne A. Janelle and his wife Rhonda of Norton, a daughter; Mary Ellen Botting and her husband David of West Yarmouth, a sister; Mary Agnes Rainone of North Providence, Rhode Island, a son in law ; Steve Giles of Collierville, Tennessee, seven grandchildren; Jennifer Hough, Christopher Giles, Craig Hansel, Adrienne Simas, Meredith Janelle, Evan Botting, and Elizabeth Hansel, two great grandchildren; Sam and Abbie Giles, and many nieces and nephews.

She was the mother of the late Carol A. Giles and sister of the late Raymond McMaugh and James McMaugh.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home, 20 Peck Street, Attleboro where the Janelle family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 1st from 4 PM - 8 PM. A funeral will be conducted on Wednesday, February 2nd at 9 AM from the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, Coyle Drive, Seekonk, celebrated by Rev. Thomas Rita, Pastor. Helen will be laid to rest in Saint Stephen's Cemetery, Attleboro.

In lieu of flowers and for those wishing to remember Helen in a special way, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to: Massachusetts Alzheimer's Association , 311 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472.

Helen's family would like to thank the staff at EPOCh Senior Healthcare of Norton for their care and compassion, which enabled Helen to thrive while a resident of the facility.

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