Helen C MaioranoNovember 30, 1923 ~ July 2, 2017 (age 93)
Helen C. (Skorupski) Maiorano, 93, died peacefully at home on Sunday, July 2, 2017. Helen was born November 30, 1923 in New Britain, Connecticut.
She was predeceased by her parents, Juzef and Helena Skorupski. She was raised along with her siblings from a very young age at the Polish orphanage in New Britain, CT. She attended and graduated with High Honors from New Britain High School in 1941. Helen began her employment at the Institute of Living in Hartford as a secretary to several psychiatrists for several years. She became a stay at home mom while raising her two sons. During this time, she worked as the church secretary for St. Patrick’s Church in East Hampton, Connecticut. She reentered the work force in 1964 as an Executive Secretary at Arbor Acres International Poultry Farms in Glastonbury, Connecticut and remained there for the next 25 years. She retired in 1990 to help care for her only granddaughter.
Helen was a 67-year resident of Marlborough having moved there in 1949 with her husband, Anthony. She and Tony were actively involved in helping to bring to Marlborough its own Catholic church in the 1970’s (St. John Fisher Church). She was very generous in her financial and spiritual support of various Catholic charities and organizations over the years.
Helen is survived by her two sons and their wives, Michael and Diane Maiorano of Bolton, and Paul and Holly Maiorano of Glastonbury; a granddaughter and her husband, Theresa and Keith Jones of Hebron; and her great grandson, Oliver Jones. In addition, Helen also leaves behind her only remaining sibling, Camille Essel of Forestville, and many loving nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by three brothers, three sisters and one nephew.
The family would like to thank Stay At Home Care, specifically Vinnett Bromwell, her long-time caregiver of four years, who helped her remain at home. In addition, appreciation is also given to Masonicare Hospice who provided comfort and care over the last two years.
Spencer Funeral Home in East Hampton, Connecticut is handling the arrangements. Online condolences can be made via the online obituary at www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com. The funeral service will be held at St. John Fisher Church on Jones Hollow Road in Marlborough, Connecticut on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 10:00 am. Burial will be private at a later date at the convenience of the family.
Special thanks to the Marlborough Ambulance Association. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Roy B. Pettengill Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 308, Marlborough, Connecticut, 06447.