Anne Carey Helm
March 5, 1931 - October 29, 2018
Anne Carey Helm, age 87, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 29, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Scranton, PA on March 5, 1931, she was a daughter of the late Aloysious Walter and Arlene Marie (Kelly) Carey. Anne dedicated her career as an administrative assistant with Delcastle High School and retired after many years of service.
A devout Catholic, she was a member of Holy Family R.C. Church and was strong in her faith. Anne was an exceptional cook who enjoyed family gatherings and planning parties. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading. Anne will always be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, who dearly loved her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Walter A. Helm, Jr.; son, Patrick W. Helm; and sister, Mary “Stoogie” Ethridge. Anne is survived by her children, Elizabeth A. “Betsy” Helm, Jonathan K. Helm (Molly), Matthew C. Helm (Kimberly) and Nathaniel C. Helm (Jennifer); and six grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at Holy family R.C. Church, 15 Gender Rd, Newark, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Anne’s memory to either St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Heartland Hospice, 256 Chapman Road, The Oxford Building Suite 102, Newark, DE 19702.