March 23, 1928 ~ July 7, 2017
Helen M. McLean Mitchell, age 89, of Hamden passed away on July 7, 2017. She was born in New Haven on March 23, 1928, daughter of the late John and Agnes Dukat McNamara. Helen is survived by her children; Charles & his wife Susan McLean of Torrington, John & his wife Rosella McLean of North Haven, and David & his wife Wendy Mitchell of Manchester, four grandchildren; Rachel (Rudy) Fasano, Robert McLean, Brittany McLean and Carmella Mitchell and three great-grandchildren; Connor McLean, Molly McLean and Faith Fasano. Helen was predeceased by her husbands; Charles McLean and Kenneth Mitchell and her brother, John Richard McNamara. Helen worked as the secretary for Safety Car in Hamden for many years, she was an active member of the Hamden Womens Club and the Pattaconk Yacht Club in Chester. Special thanks to her niece, Linda Vanacore for all she has contributed. Friends may visit with her family on Monday from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden and may attend her Graveside Service which will follow at 11:30 AM in Centerville Cemetery, Hamden.