Helen J. Durso

May 30, 1934 - February 11, 2021

Helen J. Durso, age 86, of Newark, DE, passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2021.

Born in Berwick, PA on May 30, 1934, she was the daughter of the late William and Anna (Sopkanich) Toth. After graduating from high school, Helen made her career as a production worker for MBNA.

She enjoyed surfing the Internet and Facebook. She also loved crocheting blankets. Remembering a mother who raised 8 children with unconditional love, Helen guided her children through life with love, laughter, compassion, tears, forgiveness, generosity, and an open heart. These things encapsulated who she was.

“Gone in the present, always in our Hearts and Memories, Forever in Paradise with God, Angels & Family. I love you Mom. Somewhere in Heaven, Mom is smiling down on us and will be missed by family and friends!” – The Durso Family

In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Frank S. Durso and son, John W. Durso. She is survived by her children, Frank Durso, Jr., Mark A. Durso, Mary Ann Powell, Joseph Durso, Loretta Durso, Michael A. Durso and Michelle A. Swift-Howard.

All services will be held privately.


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2 Condolences for Helen J. Durso

  • Rest in peace Helen. You were one of the kindest person I ever worked with. God bless your family.

  • rest in peace helen. you were a sweetie. the family is in my thoughts.