Of Malden, a longtime resident, passed away on October 29th. Helen was born in Edgeware, England in 1958, the daughter of Paul and Marian Morrill. She was raised in Malden and graduated from Malden High School in 1976. Helen’s proudest accomplishment was becoming a parent, she was a doting and loving mother to her only daughter Justine, Helen was a single mother and the two were best friends until Justine’s passing from Metastatic Breast Cancer in 2020. Helen worked for APV Gaulin for many years. Then went on to work as an Office Manager at Middlesex Appraisal.
Helen is survived by her longtime partner John Stella, her siblings Steven Morrill and wife Silvana and Melissa (Morrill) Lightbody and husband Michael, son in law J.R. Plourde and partner Renee Theriault, her grandchildren Jo-Jo and Lexi Plourde, nieces and nephews Michela and Danielle Morrill and Sean and Peyton Lightbody as well as many other family members and friends all of whom will miss her dearly. During her free time Helen enjoyed going to the beach. Helen proudly attended many events her grandchildren were a part of whether it be ice hockey, baseball games or dance competitions you would find her there.
Helen was predeceased by daughter Justine Plourde and her parents Paul and Marian Morrill.
A memorial service was held on Friday November 4th at the Weir-MacCuish Funeral Home Malden followed by an interment at Pine Grove Cemetery in Lynn.