March 9, 1930 - July 20, 2020
Helen F. (Klejna) Cantwell, 90, died peacefully on Monday, July 20, 2020 at Salem Hospital. She was the wife of the late John F. Cantwell, with whom she shared fifty-five years of marriage. Born in Lynn on March 9, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Boleslaw and Blanche (Pietrewicz) Klejna. She was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of Lynn Classical High School. Helen worked as a patient accounts manager at several hospitals, retiring from Mass Eye & Ear in Boston where she was employed for many years. She was a member of the Massachusetts Association of Patient Account Management (MAPAM). A longtime Danvers resident, she loved spending time with her beloved family. She was an enthusiastic user of the latest technology, keeping in touch with friends and family on her iPad and FaceTime. She was a daily crossword solver, taking full advantage of help from “her Google." She leaves her children, Diane Mattison and her husband Roland of Lincoln, NH, Jack Cantwell and his wife Kathleen of Brooklyn, NY, Eileen Bagarella and her husband Alan of Danvers, MA, and Lynne Halpin and her husband Michael of Lincoln, MA, her grandchildren, Erica Sahin, Greg Cantwell, Chris, Lauren, and Justin Bagarella, and Andrew and Ian Halpin, her great-grandchildren, Emre, Ela, Ayla, Malin, Wren, Camryn, and Ryan, a sister, Blanche Marquis of CT, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters, Jeanette Zalenski and Florence Hannaway. Funeral services for Helen will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Girls Inc. of Lynn, 50 High St., Lynn, MA 01902 or Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923. Arrangements are by C.R. Lyons & Sons Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. To leave a message of condolence, please visit www.LyonsFuneral.com.
Helen F. (Klejna) Cantwell, 90, died peacefully on Monday, July 20, 2020 at Salem Hospital. She was the wife of the late John F. Cantwell, with whom she shared fifty-five years of marriage. Born in Lynn on March 9, 1930, she was the daughter... View Obituary & Service Information
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