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Healy, Helen C.

Helen Celeste (Carey) Healy, a resident of Hyannis for the past five years, and formerly a resident of West Roxbury and Dedham, died Friday, November 4, 2011 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Brighton.  She was 75.  Helen was born December 1, 1935 in Boston, Massachusetts, a daughter of Patrick and Nora (Shea) Carey. She graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Brookline and worked as an administrative assistant at the Rogerson House in Jamaica Plain for seven years until her retirement in 1994.  Helen enjoyed stepdancing and was a member of the Irish Social Club.  Helen was the beloved wife of Lawrence J. Healy and the dear mother of  Thomas P. Healy of Roslindale, Lawrence J. Healy of West Roxbury, John M. Healy of Dedham, Nora J. Dwyer of Carver, Mary E. Malinn of Dedham, Kathleen M. Twyman of Uxbridge and Laura M. Scace of Dedham.  She was the devoted grandmother of 12 lucky grandchildren and is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  Visiting hours will be held Monday, November 7, 2011 from 5 to 8 PM at the Folsom Funeral Home, 87 Milton Street, Dedham.  Relatives and friends will gather at the funeral home at 8 am Tuesday and proceed to St. Anne’s Church, 82 West Milton Street, Readville for her Mass of Christian Burial at 9 o clock.  Interment will be private.  In lieu of flowers donations to the Dedham Educational Foundation, 100 Whiting Avenue, Dedham, MA 02026 would be appreciated.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Chris Healy
    November 5th, 2011 | 9:53 pm

    Larry and Family,
    I heard the news from Charlie, who still lives in JP. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sorry for your loss.
    Charlotte, NC

  2. Zeke
    November 6th, 2011 | 12:18 pm

    Larry, Thinking about the good days and times we all had together. My deepest sympathy. Zeke

  3. Josephine Mancuso
    November 6th, 2011 | 7:36 pm

    Mr. Healy, Tom, and Family:
    I am very sad to hear that Mrs. Healy has passed away. Her kindness and caring toward me in the past will always be remembered. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    You have my deepest sympathy.

    Josephine Mancuso

  4. Robert & Joanne Cuddy
    November 6th, 2011 | 7:57 pm

    Larry and Karen,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you both, Helen was a beautiful lady…we love you guys and are here for you both always. xoxoxo
    Love, Bob and Joanne

  5. Fidelle MacDonald
    November 7th, 2011 | 9:45 am

    Larry and family,
    So sorry to hear from Rob Mazzocca that Helen passed away. I remember her fondly, her fun-loving nature, her Irish stepdancing, from back in the late ’50’s, early 60’s.
    Sincere sympathy to all of you.
    Fidelle MacDonald (Marguerite Mazzocca’s sister)

  6. Shawna and David Leary
    November 7th, 2011 | 10:20 am

    Larry and family,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time…..I have lots of fond memories of Helen from my childhood mostly of the cookouts we used to have in the backyard on Dunlap street…..We love her and she will be truly missed….
    Shawna and David

  7. Jane, David, Emma and Jacob
    November 7th, 2011 | 7:13 pm

    So sorry. Helen was always very special.


    Jacob, Emma, Jane and David

  8. SuZanne Bleakney and Family
    November 8th, 2011 | 3:44 pm

    We are so sorry for the great loss your family is going through.If we can do anything up here in NY for you please let us know.Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    SuZanne,Brittany and Trevor

  9. Mark Healy & Family
    November 9th, 2011 | 10:16 am

    Larry & Family,

    We were very sorry to hear of Helen’s passing. Please accept our sincere condolences – we will keep her and all of you in our prayers.

    Mark, Rita, Charles & Michael Healy
    Houston, TX

  10. Cathy (Olsen) Whitney
    November 9th, 2011 | 10:17 am

    So sorry to hear of Helen’s passing. I remember her so fondly (as my Godmother). My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Cathy Olsen Whitney

  11. John Healy
    December 2nd, 2011 | 12:58 pm

    Happy Birthday I miss you and love you I will love the twins and Julia the way you did Dad and us and let that be your legacy!!! John Michael

  12. Catherine Andrews
    January 4th, 2012 | 9:09 pm

    Tom and Family:

    I feel awful. I was just notified today of the passing of your mother. I would have been there at the services had I known. I have such wonderful fond memories of her. Please accept my sincere condolences – my prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time.

    Catherine O’Connor-Andrews

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