Consigli Ruggerio Funeral Home

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Helen A. (Jennings) Valanzola, 87,

Helen A. (Jennings) Valanzola, 87, of Milford, passed away Monday, March 21, 2016 at the Milford Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her family.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Guido J. Valanzola, her children Mark Valanzola and his wife Linda of Wales, Paul Valanzola of Milford, Peter Valanzola and his wife Kim of Douglas, John Valanzola of Mendon, seven grandchildren, Michael, Jordan, Joshua, Lindsay, Eileen, Joseph, Gillian and one great grandchild Jackson, many nieces and nephews.  
She was born in Brookline, daughter of the late Thomas and Helen (Bernard) Jennings. She was a graduate of the St. Mary’s High School in Brookline, class of 1945, and moved to Milford in 1957. Mrs. Valanzola retired in 1989 from the NYNEX Company in Southborough where she was employed as a clerk.
She was an avid bowler in the Milford area and enjoyed many winters in Port Orange FL, where she was a member of the Elk Hearts. She was also a member of the Telephone Pioneers.                She was predeceased by her brother Paul "Bud" Jennings and two sisters, Nancy Coon and Claire Reagan.
Her funeral will be held Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 11 A.M. from the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home 46 Water St. Milford, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 12 noon at the St. Mary of the Assumption Church on Winter St, Milford. Burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery on Medway Rd Milford.
Calling hours will be held Monday from 5 to 8 P.M.

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My prayers are with you at this difficult time. It's so hard to lose a parent. She was well loved. Get bless and keep you all.
Rick and Denise Gallant


So sorry for your loss, Mike. She must have been an awesome Noni because she helped to raise you, an awesome citizen for the people.
Sandra Valanzola


Prayers of comfort, peace and strength for you all in this sad time. Auntie always had a smile on her face and never forgot a birthday! Sending love and there in spirit.
Debbie Millspaugh


Enjoyed a lifelong friendship with a very dear sister in law. Our times in Florida are great memories. Will miss her very much. Keeping you all in thoughts and prayers and sending love to all, especially Guido.
Aulie Valanzola


To the Valanzola Family; Sending our love and support for you all.
Dianne and Jose


Peter and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May you find some comfort in all of your fondest memories to help you thru these most difficult days. With Love & deepest sympathy,
Kathy MacIntyre


Thank You Auntie for all the wonderful memories. Prayers, strength, love from the West Coast Ferreras.
Dominic Ferrera


Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day, unseen, unheard but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear. Mike, please accept our deepest condolences, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Katrina and Dan Gomes


prayers to all she was a lovely lady and I am glad to have known her. best wishes to you and yours john.
alan dearborn


Mike and Linda, we are so sorry for the loss of your Noni! I know how much you cherished your grandparents Mike, hang in there my friend.
Linda Connly


I remember holidays at auntie Josie's house and auntie Helen was always there dressed so pretty. We will miss her. So sorry for your loss to all. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
John and Fay Fitzgerald


So very sorry for your loss. My mother worked with Helen and they were good friends. Your mom and dad came to my wedding and my daughter babysat for the ones who lived in Blackstone back in the day, She was a very great person.
Margaret Milan Halacy Blackstone M/ Naples Florida


We are deeply saddened by the news of your loss. We pray that God will grant you the strength needed to get through this heartbreaking loss. Our most sincere condolences and deepest sympathy.
Brian & Karen Perrin


I'm so sorry for your loss. She was a very kind and lovely person.
Anne Roberti


Pete and family, my thoughts and prayers to all of you on the loss of your Mom. God Bless you all.
Patty Pizzillo and Ellen Perry


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