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Obituary for Helena "Dennis" (White) Harrington
Helena “Dennis” (White) Harrington, 83, of Ludlow, passed away peacefully on August 21, 2016 with her loving family by her side. Born in Worcester, Ma. daughter of the late Carlton and Elizabeth (O’Brien) White, she was a graduate of the former Worcester Girls Trade School, and moved to Ludlow in 1958 where she was a member of the former St. Mary of the Assumption Church and St. Elizabeth Parish. Dennis, as she was affectionately known, worked at various beauty salons in the Worcester and Springfield areas before retiring at a young age to devoted herself to raising her family. She was a proud Den Mother and also ran the Ludlow Football Booster Club. In her later years, she enjoyed playing bingo, especially on Wednesday’s at the Polish Club; but her greatest joy in life was enjoying time with her grandchildren. Dennis was the beloved wife of 58 years to Philip M. Harrington; a devoted mother to Michael Harrington and wife Patricia, of East Longmeadow; Joseph Harrington and wife Darcy, of Ludlow, and James “Chip” Harrington and wife Noel, also of Ludlow; an adoring Gramma to Katlyn, Sean, Ryan, Matthew, Breonna, Angela, Connor, and Riley; a dear sister to William and Thomas White, Joan Conrad, and the late James White; and also leaves many loving extended family members and friends. Funeral services for Dennis will be held on Thursday, August 25th at 11:00am in Ludlow Funeral Home followed by burial in Island Pond Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5:00-8:00pm and preceding the service on Thursday from 10:00-10:45am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dennis’s memory to The Ludlow Football Association P.O Box 861 Ludlow, Ma. 01056