Helen Mary (Konopka) WhitcombJanuary 16, 1928 ~ December 12, 2017 (age 89)
Helen Mary (Konopka) Whitcomb, 89, of Lebanon, widow of the late Earl Wayne Whitcomb, passed away peacefully Tuesday (Dec. 12, 2017). Born Jan. 16, 1928 in Manhattan, NY, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Marcella (Gorniak) Konopka. Sharing 61 years of marriage before Earl's passing in 2009, Helen was ever devoted to him and their family. She always prided herself on caring for them and creating a warm and inviting atmosphere at home - especially with her talent for cooking. She leaves her daughter and son-in-law, Carol and John Mulready of East Hampton; two grandchildren, Pamela A. Mulready of Middletown and John W. Mulready of East Hampton; her sister, Katherine Terpilak of Silver Spring, MD; her brother and sister-in-law, Frank and June Konopka of Lebanon; and numerous extended family. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Florence Bowen. The family will receive guests starting at 10 AM Friday (Dec. 15th) at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester before a Chapel Service at 11 AM with Fr. Richard D. Breton, Jr., officiating. Burial will follow in the New St. Andrew Cemetery.