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Helen E. Hornsey

December 4, 1914 ~ April 30, 2021 (age 106)


Helen E. Hornsey, 106, of Fitchburg, passed away peacefully in The Gables of Fitchburg on April 30, 2021.

Helen was born in Brookline, MA on December 4, 1914, a daughter of the late Andrew and Caroline (Nelson) Erikson. Her beloved husband, John W. Hornsey died in 1972.

Helen will be lovingly remembered by her niece, Johanna Alcorn of Lunenburg; her great-nephew, Robert Alcorn and her great-niece, Erika Lahti. Helen was predeceased by second husband and life partner, Marco Barouch in 2009, and her sister Ester Alcorn.

Helen lived a full life and was passionate about music. She attended Brookline High School, where she graduated and went on to attend The Julliard School of Music in New York. She was an avid singer, pianist and was extremely musically talented. She was devoted to helping others and reached the rank of Lt. Colonel at the Salvation Army, Fitchburg.


Funeral services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

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