November 25, 1933 - November 3, 2018
Helen T. (Fitzpatrick) Giarrusso, age 84 of Methuen passed away on November 3, 2018. Helen was born in Lawrence on November 25, 1933 to the late James and Margaret (McLachlan) Fitzpatrick. She was a graduate of Lawrence High School, Class of 1951 and a graduate of Macintosh Business School. Helen was the past president of the Lady Elks, and a member of the Lawrence Hibernians. She was very involved in local politics, where she worked on many campaigns. Helen worked as a secretary for both Congressman F. Bradford Morse and Congressman Paul Cronin. She was a retired dispatcher with the Lawrence Fire Department. Helen organized many bus trips from Methuen to Foxwoods. She was a former communicant of St. Monica’s Parish. Helen was the loving wife of the late Louis Giarrusso. She was the devoted mother of the late Linda Giarrusso and the late Michael Giarrusso and his surviving widow Paula Giarrusso. She was the dear sister of Shirley Perzechino. Helen was the beloved grandmother of Michael Giarrusso and his wife Kristine, James Giarrusso and his wife Elizabeth, Jennifer Giarrusso and her boyfriend Nathaniel Lindberg, and Steven Giarusso and his wife Kylie. She was the cherished great grandmother of Quinn, Garrity, Tyler, Gwendolyn, Keaton, and Bryce. Helen is also survived by her cousin Joan Brusso, many nieces and nephews and many friends at the Manzi Park Gardens. Friends and guests are invited to call on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 3:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St. Methuen. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM at St. Monica’s Parish of Methuen. Interment to follow at Elmwood Cemetery of Methuen. Donations in Helen’s memory may be made to the Jimmy Fund, PO Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284. For directions and online guestbook, please visit the funeral home website, www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Giarrusso Family.
Helen T. (Fitzpatrick) Giarrusso, age 84 of Methuen passed away on November 3, 2018. Helen was born in Lawrence on November 25, 1933 to the late James and Margaret (McLachlan) Fitzpatrick. She was a graduate of Lawrence High School, Class of... View Obituary & Service Information
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