Meriden - Helen L. Roman, 67, of Kensington Heights, wife of Mariano Roman Sr., passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 8, 2009. She was born February 7, 1942 in Hardwick, VT a daughter of the late Edward and Lucille Hall. Besides her husband Mariano of 48 years, she is survived by three daughters, Mary Avila of Meriden, Lucy Casorla and her husband Jose of Middletown, Beverly Alicea and her husband Santos of Meriden, two sons, Rene Roman of Meriden and Mariano Roman Jr. and his wife Dorchelle of Meriden, a sister Barbara Furfaro of Ansonia, 21 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, one niece and one nephew. She was predeceased by a brother, Maurice Hall and a great-granddaughter Armani Brown. Funeral service Tuesday, May 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden. Burial will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Monday, May 11 from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the family.

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  1. MOMMY I’LL KEEP YOUR MEMORIES IN MY HEART FOREVER THIS MOTHER’S DAY WAS THE FIRST ONE I DID’NT HAVE YOU AND IT WAS SO HARD FOR ME BUT I UNDERSTAND YOUR NO LONGER IN PAIN.I’LL ALWAYS LOVE YOU MOM REST IN PEACE.LOVE ALWAYS YOUR DAUGHTER LUCY.

  2. Dear Nana, it was God who called to you from heaven so you could be in peace and suffer no more. While you were here on earth you gave all of us something to remember you by, like when you used to tell us stories of your past and ours, and all the nick names you gave to each and every one of your grandchildren and great-grandchildren. I will always remember you the way you were a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother, and friend to many. I miss you now more than ever but at least I know your in a better place living a good life with no pain and suffering. One day I will see you again. I know you’ll be watching down on all of us. I love you nana for all the things you have done for me. Rest In Peace 4ever. Love Mamachula and family.

  3. NANA I LOVE YOU A LOT.I MISS YOU RIDEING ME AROUND ON YOUR FAST CHAIR.NANA I DID’NT CRY WHEN I LOOKED AT YOU I SMILED LIKE YOU SAW ME ALL THE TIME AT YOUR HOUSE.I HOPE YOU LIKED THAT SMILE IT’S JUST FOR YOU NANA.LOVE YOUR GREATGRANDDAUGHTER NYLAYAH DIAZ

  4. Way up in the sky my mother flies. While down on earth her children rest with a wing on the left and a wing on the right. We’ll let our loving mother sleep all day and all night. The bright sun comes up, the dew goes away, good morning, good morning our mother says above from heaven, I will always love you my children. I miss you mommy. Love always your daughter Beverly and family.

  5. to my sissy,i will always remember all the fun we had when i came to stay with you everytime i eat a reeses,see a squirrel,color in a coloring book,go tag saling,hear an elvis song see puppies,kitties or horsies, hear a train horn blow or when i wear the sweater you gave me i will think of you but most of all when i see the sun i will see you smiling down on me and when i feel the rain i will feel your tears crying for me.someday we will met in heaven we will again share the fun but only then we will have our whole family together to share in the fun . love you and miss you your baby sis barbara

  6. i will always remember your sweet smile and your caring ways and i will always remember when i was in a coma i awoke to you standing over me and saying hi tommy. i will miss you a lot..love your brother-in-law tommy furfaro

  7. EVERYTIME MY MOMMY ASKS ME WHERES NANA AND I RESPOND NANA’S SLEEPING WITH A BIG SMILE ON MY FACE I LOVE YOU NANA FROM BOO BOO’S

  8. GRANDMA I WILL ALWAYS HAVE YOU IN MY HEART I WILL CHERISH THE MOMENTS WE SHARED IN THE YEARS I HAVE KNOWN YOU WHETHER THEY WERE GOOD ONES OR BAD ONES YOU WERE ALWAYS THERE FOR ME NO MATTER WHAT AND I LOVE YOU FOR THAT YOU EXCEPTED ME AS YOUR GRAND DAUGHTER AND I WAS BLESSED WITH YOU BEING SO CARING,SUPPORTIVE, AND BEING A LISTENER YOU WILL ALWAYS BE MISSED BY ME

  9. i will always remember the good times and all the laughter you brought into my life. i will always remember the time you took me in along with my dog and 2 cats feed us and sheltered uswithout any question, i will always see your smiling face when ever i see a rainbow and i will always remember on my birthday the day a squirrel gotinto your house and we laughted about it numerus times. i will miss you alot but you are with god and you are now an angel flying among the clouds and rainbows looking down on me and watching over me making sure that i’m safe from evil again i will miss you love your niece barbara-ann

  10. mommy you are the heart and soul of are family and you had the biggest heart of all and kept are family together and for that i love you so much and mommy i will always love you and miss you everyday for the rest of my life and i know your in a better place and you are not in pain anymore and for that iam happy but if i could have traded places with you i would have because thats how much i love you and miss you love always your son rene

  11. well mommy iam back to tell you it was so hard too loses you so soon and before mothers day well i love you and miss you so much and there wont be a day that i will ever forget you mommy and i wont let you me kids forget you mommy and i know that your in a better place now and your not suffing anymore and for that iam happy but at the same time i cant stop crying for you well mommy i love you so much and forever night mommy love always your son rene

  12. My sweet friend Helen i am going to miss talking to you. We had such fun on the ph, Im going to miss picking on the guys together like we always did. But most of all i’m gonna miss the woman you are and were.But i would rather miss you like crazy than to have you suffer and not be able to be the woman you are,I love and miss you, and thanks for giving me my Rene, Rest in peace my sweet friend. Love and miss you Teresa

  13. EVEN THOUGH THINGS WERE TOUGH IN THE BEGINNING FOR US, I THANK GOD FOR THE RELATIONSHIP WE GAINED AND THE CONVERSATIONS WE USED TO SIT AND HAVE.I WILL ALWAYS KEEP ALL OF THOSE GOOD MEMORIES IN MY HEART. I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU! GRANDMA; MOM

  14. Having known you since the day you were born and watched you grow up to be a sweet lady. Even tho I haven’t been able to visit you as often as i would have like I will miss you. Love Aunt Millie

  15. I Remember when we were kids, growing up, in Vermont. Those were great times. I can’t beleve how long ago that was. I can still see the smile on your face, when we were playing together. We will all miss you. Thanks for the great memories. Love your Cousin Gene

  16. NANA,I MISS YOU ALOT I’M ALWAYS THINKING OF YOU I WANT TO BRING YOU FLOWERS ALL THE TIME I DREAM ABOUT YOU NANA ALOT YOU NEVER GAVE ME A RIDE ON YOUR FAST CHAIR BUT THAT’S BECAUSE I’M TO BIG BUT WHEN YOU GAVE ONE TO MY SISTER NYLAYAH I WOULD LAUGH BUT NANA I KNOW YOU LOVED ME AS MUCH AS ALL YOUR GREATGRAND CHILDREN I’LL MISS YOU AND ALWAYS LOVE YOU FOREEVER. LOVE YOUR GREATGRAND DAUGHTER ALIZE BROWN LOVE U

  17. dear mom i cant beleive its almost year and it still hurts so bad and mom i dont know how iam making it because i miss you so much and in two days it will be your birthday and it hurts that i cant be with you on it too have your party mom i love you so much and i miss you so much love always your son rene

  18. dear mommy i want you to know that i love you so much and i miss you so much and i want to wish you a happy birthday today mommy i didnt forget your birthday today god mommy it hurts so bad that i cant see you or hug you love always your son rene

  19. i will always remember the good times and all the laughter you brought into my life. i will always remember the time you took me in along with my dog and 2 cats feed us and sheltered uswithout any question, i will always see your smiling face when ever i see a rainbow and i will always remember on my birthday the day a squirrel gotinto your house and we laughted about it numerus times. i will miss you alot but you are with god and you are now an angel flying among the clouds and rainbows looking down on me and watching over me making sure that i’m safe from evil again i will miss you love your niece barbara-ann

  20. well today is your birthday mom and iam wishing you a happy birthday and i hope you are having a big party and having fun i love you mom and i miss you so much love your son rene roman

  21. mommy you are the heart and soul of are family and you had the biggest heart of all and kept are family together and for that i love you so much and mommy i will always love you and miss you everyday for the rest of my life and i know your in a better place and you are not in pain anymore and for that iam happy but if i could have traded places with you i would have because thats how much i love you and miss you love always your son rene

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