Helen Park Obituary

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Helen Georgia Park

January 8, 1924 - January 5, 2014
Obituary

Helen G. Park, 89, of Williamsville, passed away at her home on Sunday, January 5, 2014. Helen was born January 8, 1924 in Springfield, the daughter of Dr. Gerald C. and Grace E. (Beason) Hunt. She graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in Springfield. Helen married Mel Park on July 16, 1944 in Springfield, she worked for Illinois Bell Telephone, the U.S. Government, Illinois Light and Power, Franklin Life Insurance, and the State of Illinois. Helen became a homemaker after the birth of her son and remained so until she passed. Helen was an active member of First Christian Church in Davenport, IA, where she rarely missed a Sunday...
Helen G. Park, 89, of Williamsville, passed away at her home on Sunday, January 5, 2014. Helen was born January 8, 1924 in Springfield, the daughter of Dr. Gerald C. and Grace E. (Beason) Hunt. She graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in Springfield. Helen married Mel Park on July 16, 1944 in Springfield, she worked for Illinois Bell Telephone, the U.S. Government, Illinois Light and Power, Franklin Life Insurance, and the State of Illinois. Helen became a homemaker after the birth of her son and remained so until she passed.

Helen was an active member of First Christian Church in Davenport, IA, where she rarely missed a Sunday morning service or Bible study group. She delivered Meals on Wheels for many years in Springfield and Davenport, and was active in the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. She enjoyed working with her husband in a number of fund drives which included the Salvation Army, American Heart Association, and blood bank drives with the Rock Island Rotary Club. She was widely known for the beautiful hand work she created.

Surviving Helen are her loving husband of 69 years Mel, her son Scott (Kim) of Williamsville, grandchildren: Anthony (Billi) of Auburn, Andrew (Stephanie) of Athens, Angela (Jon) of Sherman, her great-grandchildren: Gavin, Connor, William, John, Elizabeth, Jacob, and Bryce, step-granddaughter Shannon Smith of Williamsville, and step-great-granddaughter, Jade Moughan.

Celebration of life services will be held on Saturday, January 11, at 10 am at Bisch & Son Funeral Home 505 E Allen St. Springfield, IL 62703. The family will greet friends from 9 am until the time of services at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery in Williamsville.

In lieu of flowers donations in Helen's name may be made to First Christian Church in Davenport, IA

Please share in Helen's "Online Life Remembered Story" at www.bischandsonfuneralhome.com

Share your memories or express your condolences by signing the Guest Book below or click here for entry suggestions.

"Dear Mel, So sorry to hear of Helen's passing. You two made a great christian couple and did so much for others. I still can see the two of you sitting up..."

Submit Guest Book Entry
This Guest Book has 7 entries. View Complete Guest Book

More Obituaries

The State Journal-Register
Helen G. Park Helen G. Park, 89, of Williamsville, Ill., passed away at her home on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. Helen was born Jan. 8, 1924, in...

Read obituary at The State Journal-Register.

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now
Send a Card
Send Meals to the Family