Helen Larimore Obituary

Helen Donahue Larimore
Helen Donahue Larimore

November 1, 2018
Born in New london
Resided in Quaker Hill, CT

Obituary

Waterford—Helen P. Larimore, age 80, of Quaker Hill, CT died November 1, 2018 at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital.

Born January 4, 1938 in New London, CT, the daughter of Michael and Ellen (Gilmore) Donahue, she grew up and lived most of her life in New London until retiring to Quaker Hill in 1997. She graduated from New London High School in 1956 and worked as a secretary for the metropolitan Life Insurance Company and later for the United States government at the Naval Submarine Base. New London. It was here that she met and married her husband of fifty-eight years, Ernest T. Larimore.

Helen was a caring, compassionate daughter who became the primary caregiver to both of her parents in their later years. She was a wonderful mother who was involved in many youth activities including acting as an assistant Girl Scout leader and cheerleading coach. Later she was caregiver once again to her beloved grandsons. Helen loved to garden and cook. She enjoyed crafting, doing the daily crossword puzzle and watching the Red Sox. Most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends.

Surviving are her husband Ernest Larimore; her daughter Julie Labrecque and husband Michael of Waterford; her daughter Kathy Mitchell and husband Timothy of West Hartford; grandsons Brian Labrecque of Groton, Matthew Labrecque of Waterford and Declan Mitchell of West Hartford; sister Anna Mae Knight of Waterford; niece Karen Knight and nephew Kevin Knight.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday November 5, 2018 at 11 O’clock at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, New London. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, New London. The family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday from 4 to 6 pm at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home 12 Ocean Avenue New London


Memorials may be made to the Quaker Hill Fire Department, 17 Old Colchester Road, Quaker Hill, CT 06375.

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Visitation
Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Home
12 Ocean Avenue
New London, CT US 06320
Sunday, November 4, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Mary Star of the Sea Church
10 Huntington Street
New London, CT US 06320
Monday, November 5, 2018
11:00 AM

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