Helene Brodeur Normandin 85, passed away into the loving arms of the Lord on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 in Laconia, NH. She was a beloved wife and mother, married to the late Roland H. Normandin 41 years. Born the youngest of eleven, in Woonsocket, daughter of the late Alphonse and Clotilde Brodeur. Helene was a graduate of St. Mary’s Academy in Providence, attended Salve Regina College in Newport, and was a novitiate at The Sisters of Our Lady, Providence. She was employed for many years as a CNA in various nursing homes in Woonsocket and Woonsocket Hospital and retired from Walmart in 2001. She enjoyed puzzles, watching the Patriots, and bingo. Her greatest joy in life was her family. Helene is survived by her children: Richard R. Normandin and his wife Susanne of Canterbury, NH, Ronald R. Normandin of Woonsocket, and Rachel R. Normandin and her significant other Jon W. Tracy of Dover-Foxcroft, ME, three grandchildren: Joshua, Amanda, and Olivia, and two great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Marcella. She is preceded in death by her brothers and sisters: John, Pauline, Leonard, Girard, Cecile, Madeline, Constance, and Rita Brodeur, and Paul and Camille who passed away in infancy.
Her funeral with Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, May 27, 2022 at 10:00 AM in Precious Blood Church, Carrington Ave, Woonsocket. The family will receive guests at the church at 9:30. Burial will follow in St. Jean Baptiste, Cemetery, Bellingham, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, RI Chapter, 245 Waterman St, Providence, RI 02906-5215.
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