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Helen Hines
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Obituary for Helen Hines

Helen L. (Helstowski) Hines of Pittsfield passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018.
She was a long-time resident of the city and was just a week and a half shy of her 101st birthday.
Helen was the wife of the late William Hines.
Born in Pittsfield, Helen was the daughter of the late Peter and Constance (Mezejewski) Helstowski. She was a secretary at Elmvale Mill for many years before going to work at Eatons as a cost clerk where she stayed until her retirement in 1982.
Helen was pre-deceased by her sister Jonnie Hegarty and her husband Herbert of Framingham, MA; and by her sister Gert Kasuba and her husband Joseph of Pittsfield. Helen’s brother, Stephen Helstowski, died in 1991, and a niece, Debbie (Helstowski) Gai, passed away in 2008. Both were also from Pittsfield.
Helen leaves behind many nieces and nephews including Teri Hegarty of Clinton, MA; Bonnie (Hegarty) Diaz, of New York City, NY; and Ronald Kasuba (and his wife Marcia) of Antioch, CA. Also, Stephen T. Helstowski, Jr. (and his wife Sharon) of Kirthville, LA. Helen also leaves a great nephew, Stephen W. Helstowski, and his wife Tracy of ID, and a great great nephew, Cameron Helstowski, of WA; a great niece, Teresa (Helstowski) Perkins and her husband, Joel, of MO, and two great great nephews, Matthew and Joshua; and a great nephew Paul Helstowski of TX and two great great nephews, Kyle and Nathan.
Helen is also survived by a cousin, Irene Mezejewski, of Pittsfield.
Helen’s extended family included many kind and supportive friends including Tommy Shogry; Randy Porter and his wife Danielle; Mary Myrick; Brenda Petitt; as well as Sammy Simon and Shirley Simon; all of Pittsfield.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dery Funeral Home.
There are no calling hours but a funeral mass is scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 9:00 am at St. Charles Church, 89 Briggs Avenue in Pittsfield.

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Service Information

October 20, 2018 9:00am
St. Charles Church
Briggs Avenue
Pittsfield, MA 01201
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