Helen Constant Obituary

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Helen Louise Constant

December 5, 1921 - June 5, 2014
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HELEN (STUBBS) CONSTANT HELEN L. (STUBBS) CONSTANT 92 YEARS OF AGE, PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY AFTER A PERIOD OF DECLINING HEALTH ON JUNE 5, 2014 AT HOSPICE HOUSE. HELEN WAS BORN TO WALTER W. STUBBS AND ELIZABETH A (REDDICK) STUBBS ON DECEMBER 5, 1921 IN MIDDLETOWN OHIO. HER FAMILY LEFT OHIO LIVED FOR MANY YEARS IN CUBA N.Y. THEY MOVED TO CONCORD NH IN 1930. IT WAS HERE SHE MET AND FELL IN LOVE WITH HER FUTURE HUSBAND ALPHA (SKEGGAR) CONSTANT. SHE GRADUATED FROM CONCORD HIGH SCHOOL IN JUNE OF 1939 AND FROM CONCORD BUSINESS COLLEGE IN 1940 AS A SECRETARY AND ACCOUNTANT/BOOK KEEPER. SHE WAS EMPLOYED BY WILLIAM E. MARTIN FLYING SERVICE AT...
HELEN (STUBBS) CONSTANT
HELEN L. (STUBBS) CONSTANT 92 YEARS OF AGE, PASSED AWAY PEACEFULLY AFTER A PERIOD OF DECLINING HEALTH ON JUNE 5, 2014 AT HOSPICE HOUSE.
HELEN WAS BORN TO WALTER W. STUBBS AND ELIZABETH A (REDDICK) STUBBS ON DECEMBER 5, 1921 IN MIDDLETOWN OHIO. HER FAMILY LEFT OHIO
LIVED FOR MANY YEARS IN CUBA N.Y. THEY MOVED TO CONCORD NH IN 1930. IT WAS HERE SHE MET AND FELL IN LOVE WITH HER FUTURE HUSBAND ALPHA (SKEGGAR) CONSTANT.
SHE GRADUATED FROM CONCORD HIGH SCHOOL IN JUNE OF 1939 AND FROM CONCORD BUSINESS COLLEGE IN 1940 AS A SECRETARY AND ACCOUNTANT/BOOK KEEPER.
SHE WAS EMPLOYED BY WILLIAM E. MARTIN FLYING SERVICE AT CONCORD NH AIRPORT. SHE LOVED PLANES AND RECEIVED HER PERSONAL PILOTS LICENSE IN 1940 - 1942.
DURING WWII WHILE "SKEGGAR" WAS IN THE ARMY, STATIONED IN GERMANY, SHE AND HER BABY DAUGHTER MOVED BACK TO CUBA N.Y. AND LIVED WITH HER PARENTS. SHE WORKED AT ACME ELECTRIC IN CUBA NY FROM 1943-1945.
UPON RETURNING TO CONCORD NH RAISING HER FAMILY,SHE WORKED AS A SECRETARY FOR THE AMERICAN LEGION DEPT OF NH FOR 15 YEARS, STATE OF NH DEPT OF PUBLIC HEALTH/PROBATION, GOVERNORS COMMISSION ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY AND THE DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS.
SHE RETIRED FROM THE STATE OF NH IN 1984
OTHER ACTIVITIES SHE ENJOYED: JOINING WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (FORMALLY FIRST METHODIST CHURCH) ATAGE 12, JOINING THE GIRL SCOUTS AND EARNING THE GOLDEN EAGLE AWARD. SHE BECAME A GIRL SCOUT TROOP LEADER FOR APPROXIMATELY 10 YEARS.SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE RAINBOW WORKING HER WAY THROUGH THE CHAIRS TO THE POSITION OF WORTHY ADVISOR. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF FIDELITY REBEKAH LODGE #14 IN CONCORD FOR OVER 60 YEARS. SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY FOR OVER 58 YEARS. SHE WAS A 58 YEAR MEMBER OF THE 8/40 OF WHICH SHE WAS DEPARTMENT CHAPEAU.

SHE WAS PREDEASED BY HER LOVING AND DEVOTED HUSBAND OF 53 YEARS "SKEG". HER PARENTS, BROTHER, ROBERT EUGENE STUBBS, AND SISTERS MABLE PIERCE AND MARY TRUAX. GRANDSONS JOSHUA MITCHELL AND JOSHUA NORRIS.
SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER 4 DAUGHTERS: MARY L. WHITE AND COMPANION GENE TUCKER OF HOPKINTON, BETTY PARADIE, OF NEW LONDON, ANNE AND HUSBAND ROSS NASH OF GRANTS PASS OREGON AND HELEN (COOKIE) AND HER HUSBAND JOHN ROBINSON OF CONCORD AND DEANE MAE.
SHE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY 11 GRANDCHILDREN,14 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, 8 GREAT, GREAT GRANDCHILDREN, SISTER-IN-LAW MARY CONSTANT AND MANY NIECES, NEPHEWS, COUSINS AND GOOD FRIENDS. SHE WAS A WONDERFUL MUM AND BEST FRIEND TO ALL OF US.
THE FAMILY WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE WONDERFUL STAFF, NURSES, LNA'S AND FRIENDS HELEN MADE WHILE AT PRESIDENTIAL OAKS. ALSO, THE WONDERFUL CARE SHE RECEIVED WHILE IN HOSPICE HOUSE.
SERVICES:
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 10 from 10:00 A. M. to 11:00 A.M. with a Celebration of her Life to follow at 11:00 A.M. at the Bennett Funeral Home, 209 North Main Street, Concord. Interment will follow at Blossom Hill Cemetery.
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, DONATIONS CAN BE MADE IN HELEN'S MEMORY TO PRESIDENTIAL OAKS INDEPENDENT LIVING ACTIVITY FUND 200 PLEASANT ST, CONCORD NH 03301.OR CONCORD REGIONAL VNA, HOSPICE HOUSE, 250 PLEASANT ST CONCORD NH 03301.


Bennett Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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