Helen M (D'India) JamesNovember 15, 1923 ~ July 30, 2017 (age 93)
James, Helen M. (D'India) of East Boston on July 30th at the age of 93.
Devoted mother of Thomas C. James and his wife Harriet of Fitchburg, Laura E. Valente and her husband John of Port St. Lucie, FL, Brian F. James and his wife Denise of Wilmington and Pamela A. Rose and her husband Robert of Wilmington and the late Charles E. James.
Dear sister of George D'India and Michael D'India. Predeceased by 10 brothers and sisters.
Adored grandmother of James, Timothy, Jennifer, Robert, Jack, Rebecca and Valerie.
Cherished Great-Grandmother of Ariel and Mackayla.
Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will honor Helen's life by gathering on Monday August 7th from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM at the Ruggiero Family Memorial Home 971 Saratoga St. East Boston. At the conclusion of the gathering a memorial service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 12:30 PM before leaving in procession to Woodlawn Cemetery where Helen's remains will be entombed beside he beloved son Charles.
Helen was born in Boston on November 15, 1923 to Michalangelo and Agtha D'India (Franco). She was a life long resident of East Boston. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting and later in life volunteered at local hospice organizations helping make blankets and other items for seniors. She was an employee of over 50 years at Filene's. She will be missed by all who knew her.