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Helen F Vinal Anderson
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Birth: 1925
Death: Mar. 18, 2010

Helen F. (Vinal) Anderson, passed away Thursday, March 18, 2010, at the age of 85. Mrs. Anderson was born and raised in South Weymouth, she attended Thayer Academy in the Class of 1942, where she excelled in girl's athletics and had a great passion for field hockey. She continued her education at Connecticut College graduating in 1947 and also attended Katherine Gibbs School in Boston. Helen went on to work at Harvard Business School as a secretary until 1960. She was a dedicated loving mother to her two sons and her two grandchildren. Helen enjoyed volunteering at Long Island Hospital in Quincy Bay and the Hingham Congregational Church consignment shop. Helen was a member of Old South Congregational Church in South Weymouth in her younger years, and later, when she moved to Hingham, the Hingham Congregational Church. Helen had a great love for animals, gardening and Jazz music. She also enjoyed traveling to the Rangeley Lakes Region of Maine. Helen was the wife of the late Henry Arthur Anderson; the beloved mother of Lars H. Anderson and his wife Marie P. of Merrimac and Charles V. Anderson and his wife Annatolia A. of Braintree; and the grandmother of Marcel Anderson and Jesula Anderson both of Merrimac. She was the sister of the late Albert Vinal Jr. and Arthur H. Vinal. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 24, 2010, at 1:30 p.m. at the Old South Union Congregational Church. Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the C.C. Shepherd Funeral Home, 134 Pleasant St. (Columbian Square), South Weymouth. Donations may be made in Helens memory to the Old South Union Congregational Church, 25 Columbian St., South Weymouth, MA 02190, or the Beacon Hospice, 350 Main St., Haverhill, MA 01830. If you would like to leave a message for the family, please go to C.C. Shepherd Funeral Service, Inc. 134 Pleasant St. South Weymouth 781-337-0050

Published in The Patriot Ledger on 3/20/2010
Created by: Carol Bestick
Record added: Mar 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49954646


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