Helen Cobb Ogorzalek, 87, of New Haven, formerly a longtime Hamden resident, passed away at Connecticut Hospice on May 23, 2015. She was the wife of the late Joseph Ogorzalek. Born October 4, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Paula Weinert Cobb. Beloved mother of Bonnie DeFelice of New Haven, with whom she resided. Also survived by five grandchildren; Jenna DeFelice, Robert DeFelice, Frankie DeFelice III, Justin Marshall, and Cory Marshall, and four great-grandchildren; Louis Maresca, Ciarra DeFelice, Dominic Gunn, and Rhea Marshall. She is predeceased by her daughter, Linda Marshall, and her two brothers, Lloyd and Philip Cobb. Helen was employed as a secretary for the State of Connecticut Dept. of Agriculture for 25 years. She was also a dedicated member of Mt. Carmel Congregational Church in Hamden. She especially loved her family and was always there to offer help to those who needed it. She will be missed by all who knew her. Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, June 2nd at 10 AM at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Friends may visit with her family prior to the service, from 9-10 AM. Burial will follow in Centerville Cemetery. Contributions in Helen's memory may be made to Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford, CT 06405.

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  1. Helen I wish I got to be a part of your life for longer then I did….. But what I did learn in the 6 years I’ve known you is you were a very sweet soft spoken woman with a Huge heart and was always there for her family. Always ready to sit and listen and give advice with a smile! I love you Helen you will be missed by all but most of all your family!!!! Love you always Kim

  2. Helena it’s me Dapper Frank that’s what you used to call me I always felt special when you called me that. You were always there for me when I was in trouble no how how much trouble I was in you never held it against me and you were always on my side you will surely be missed but I know you’re in a better place now I will see you on the other side Love you always Little Frankie

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