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Helen Woods

October 4, 1926 — February 2, 2021

Helen Woods

Helen Mary Woods, 94, of North Andover formerly of Wakefield & Melrose died on Tuesday, February 2 at the Brightview Assisted Living in North Andover.

Born in Strasbourg, France on October 4, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Leslie and Mary (Fallon) Woods. Her father was in the US Diplomatic Corp.
She spent her first 13 years in Cork & Cobh Ireland returning to the US in 1939.

Helen was a graduate of Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School, Emmanuel College and had received her master's degree from the Middlebury College. She was a Maryknoll Sister from 1948 until 1969 in Lima Peru & Bolivia. Helen was a retired Spanish teacher for the Town of Saugus. She enjoyed music & reading and went to church every day, sometimes twice. She was always in for a new adventure. She loved to travel with friends & family.

Helen was the sister of the late Mary Woods Carr, Charlotte May and Leslie Woods, Jr. She is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, February 8th in St. Florence Church, 47 Butler Ave., Wakefield at 10am followed by an interment at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Boston.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Maryknoll Sisters, P.O. Box 317, Maryknoll, NY 10545.

Funeral Mass

February 08, 2021
10:00 AM

St. Florence Church
47 Butler Ave
Wakefield, MA 01880
(781) 245-3550

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