Helen Potter Buick

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Helen Potter Buick, 85, beloved wife of 60 years to William Buick, passed away at her home in East Haven on September 29, 2008. She was born in New Haven on August 25, 1923 to the late Horace and Esther Hubbell Potter. Besides her devoted husband of 60 years, Helen is the loving mother of her two children, Bonnie H. Buick of East Haven and William P. Buick and his wife Katherine of New Haven and grandmother of Robert, Andrew, and William Buick. Helen had been a resident of North Haven for 82 years before recently moving to East Haven. She is a graduate of Stone Buisness College and worked for many years at the Southern New England Telephone Company. A dedicated and active member of St. John's Episcopal Church and a member of the Episcopal Church Womens Group. She was also a participant of the North Haven Garden Club and a past President of the North Haven Womens Club. Helen will be remembered for always giving of herself to those in need. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2008 at 11 a.m. at St. John's Episcopal Church in North Haven. BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden is in care of arrangments. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributons in Helen's name may be sent to St. John's Episcopal Church, 3 Trumbull Place, North Haven, CT 06473.

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  1. Bill, Bonnie, & Billy We were all so sorry to hear of the loss of such a special woman! She will always be remembered by her nieces and nephews for the laughs we shared on Potter Road! We have wonderful family memories, which will always be treasured. Tom, Bob, Jane We will treasure these last few years the most! We had some very special lunches and many laughs. Helen will truly be missed. Scott and Rita

  2. Dear Bill, Bonnie and Family: I was so shocked to read in the paper of Helen’s death. She was a dear lady and was always so kind to Paul and me. She sent cards to Paul in the nursing home for every occasion and we are very grateful for that loving gesture. I am terribly sorry that I cannot attend the service on Saturday. I will be out of town all day and I feel very badly to have to miss it. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. With our sincere sympathy, Carol and Paul Munson

  3. I am so sorry to hear about the passing of lovely Helen. We have known you for so many years and have gotten together many times over the years. I wish I could be with you on Saturday but I have to be in Pennsylvania. My prayers will be with you during this time of sorrow.

  4. So very sorry to hear about Helen’s passing. During this difficult time, remembering the good times will be your memories that you will lock away and take out when you need her presence. With Our Deepest Sympathy Richard & Linda Brandi

  5. To Uncle Bill and family. Sorry to hear the sad news about Aunt Helen. We will be thinking of you all on Saturday.

  6. Uncle Bill and family, please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Aunt Helen was a very special lady and will be missed by not only family but many dear friends. We send our love and will remember the happy times we had.

  7. We are sorry to learn of the death of Helen. Your are in our prayers. May God bless and sustain you and your family now and evermore.

  8. We are very sorry to hear of Helen’s passing. We will always remember Saturday night service at St. John’s.You will always be in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

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