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Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Friday October 26th, 2018

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Helena C. Andrade

Helena C. (Medeiros) Andrade, 87, of Gardner, died peacefully Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

                Born in Portugal on June 11, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Jose and Rosa (Medeiros) Costa.

                She was a seamstress for many years, making clothes for her family and friends. She was a member of Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner.

                Helena enjoyed crocheting, embroidering, music, and her greatest joy was her family.

                She leaves two sons, Jaime M. Andrade and his wife Paula of Gardner, and John L. Andrade of Gardner; four daughters, Maria L Andrade of Gardner, Luzia M Martin and her husband Leo of Merrimack, New Hampshire, Vickie Busa and her husband Chris of Nashua, New Hampshire, and Grace M. Andrade and her significant other Jason Daughtry of Nashua, New Hampshire; one sister Gabriela Cabral of Canada; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

                She was predeceased by her husband of 46 years Jaime P. Andrade; three brothers, and one sister.

                Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 26th from the Boucher Funeral Home Inc. 110 Nichols St. Gardner, with a Mass at 11:00 a.m. in Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church 135 Nichols St., Gardner. Burial will be in St. Johns Cemetery, West Street, Gardner.

                Calling hours will be held Friday, October 26th from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.

                Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA. 02452.

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Condolences to the family, I am sorry for the pain and emptiness of heart you must feel at this time. Hoping the many memories you shared together and the passing of time will bring you comfort. Almighty God will undo all the pain, sickness and death forever, giving an opportunity for life on a paradise earth. Please read these scriptures from your Bible to Bible to help your pain; Psalm 37:29, Revelation 21:4, John 5:28 & 29.

Monica G Oct 25 2018 12:00 AM

Our deepest sympathies Luzia and family for your loss.

Real & Juliette St. Onge Oct 25 2018 12:00 AM

An Autumn Morning was ordered on October 25, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Oct 25 2018 12:00 AM

Amigos Joao, Jaime, Vicky, Grace, family and friends,
Our deepest sentiments for the passing of your mom; may her spirit be in a much better place with our father Yahweh for eternity and may we all share in that blessing and meet again.
Que o seu espirito descanse em paz.
Meus sentimentos
Vital Rosa e familia

Vital Rosa Oct 25 2018 12:00 AM