Helyn Waldorf

Obituary of Helyn Waldorf

Waldorf ,Helyn Quinn, born April 10, 1929, to William J. Quinn and Kathleen Connolly, passed away in her home in West Palm Beach, Florida on November 28, 2017 surrounded by her family.  Helyn was a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College and received a Master of Education degree from Hunter College in NY.  Known as a lady of great style, grace, faith and conviction in her opinions, Helyn was an avid debater, voracious reader, incredible cook, horse lover, fierce advocate for her children and world traveler. Helyn was predeceased by her loving husband of 54 years, Christopher V. Waldorf, and her sister, Kathleen Vermett. Helyn is survived by her five children and eleven grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Friday, December 1, 2017 from 2 to 4  & 7 to 9  PM at M.A. Connell Funeral Home in Huntington, NY. A Catholic funeral mass will be held on Saturday December 2, 2017 at 9:30 AM at St. Patrick's Catholic Church Main Street, Huntington, NY. In lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be made to Genesis Assistance Dogs, Inc. P.O. Box 3101, West Palm Beach, FL 33402 and Hospice of Palm Beach, 5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407.