Helen Puntillo
Helen Puntillo
Saturday
29
January

Funeral Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, January 29, 2022
Fairchild Funeral Chapel
1570 Northern Blvd.
Manhasset, New York, United States
Saturday
29
January

Entombment

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, January 29, 2022
Nassau Knolls Cemetery
500 Pt. Washington Blvd.
Pt. Washington, New York, United States
516-944-8532

Obituary of Helen Rosemary Puntillo

Puntillo, Helen Rosemarie (Matias) February 18, 1920 – January 21st, 2022
 
Of Sands Point, NY died peacefully on Friday January 21st at the age of 101 – 3 weeks shy of her 102nd birthdate.  She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M Matias of Freemansburg PA and beloved wife of Michael S. Puntillo of Sands Point NY. Devoted mother of Lisa, Kimi, Michelle, and Michael F. Puntillo and grandmother of Robert and William Pascucci, Michael and Marie Puntillo, Michaela and Alexa Francesconi. Helen became an RN graduating from St Luke’s School of Nursing in Bethlehem PA and received her MA from New York University. She was a nurse at the Bronx Veterans Administration Hospital during and after WWII, married and became a devoted mother of 4.  She will be remembered for her captivating soprano voice, unwavering dedication to motherhood, her love of travel and unceasing intellectual curiosity. Helen will be dearly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Francis Hospital and Heart Center Nursing Education Fund 100 Port Washington Blvd. Roslyn NY 11576   

 

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