She was born November 2, 1927 in Vineyard Haven, Martha’s Vineyard, MA. Following high school she attended Colby College in New Hampshire where she met her husband James W. Smith. Following college Helen was employed as a secretary at Western Electric in New York City and later at Piasecki Helicopter Manufacturing in Philadelphia, PA. She and “Doc’ married December 2, 1950. She later worked alongside “Doc” working at the Family Medical Practice for many years.
Helen was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, was a Pack Leader with the Boy Scouts of America. She enjoyed quilting, gardening and spending time with her loving family. She also enjoyed her pets.
Family and friends are invited to call from 9 to 11 AM Thursday, May 26,at the Gerald W. Vickery, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 1093 West Main Street, Troy.
Helen’s memorial and committal service will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 11 AM at the funeral home with Reverend Ken Marple officiating. A memorial luncheon will follow at the Olde Covert Church, Fallbrook Road, Troy.
Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Glenwood Cemetery.
Memorials in Helen’s memory may be made to Bradford County Humane Society, US Highway 220, Ulster, PA 18850. Send online condolences to www.Vickeryfhinc.com.