Helen Bernice Lovell, 103 of Root Hill Road in Cornish, NH, passed away after a short stay at Sullivan County Healthcare in Unity, NH, on September 27, 2017. She had previously been cared for at home by her son, Rodney Lovell for the past 10 years.
She was born in Claremont, NH, on February 26, 1914, the daughter of Byron and Bernice (Fitch) Livingston. She attended school in Claremont, graduating from Stevens High School, Class of 1932 and had attended annual reunions. She graduated from New York Training School for Deaconesses and had been a licensed Eucharist and Lay Minister. She married Rodney Lincoln Lovell in 1942 in Killington, CT, and both served as active members of the Civil Air Patrol moving to Cornish in 1956. She was a member of the Cornish Historical Society, South Cornish Home Ec Club and Cornish Garden Club. Helen was the recipient of the Boston Post Cane.
Members of her family include two sons, Rodney Lovell, Jr. Cornish, NH; Frank Lovell, Manchester, NH; six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband, Rodney Lovell, Sr, a son, Byron Lovell, a brother, Irving Livingston, a sister, Ida Skinner.
A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, October 21, at Union Episcopal Church, Old Church Road, Claremont, NH.
The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Cornish Historical Society, 488 Town House Road, Cornish, NH 03745.
You are invited to share a memory of Helen with the family or leave a message of condolence in the family guest book at www.royfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Roy Funeral Home and Cremation Service.
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