Helen Colburn

  • Born: September 22, 1926
  • Died: September 23, 2017
  • Location: Goffstown, New Hampshire

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Manchester, NH 03104

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Tribute & Message From The Family


Helen Colburn, 91, of Goffstown, NH daughter of the late Walter and Victoria Wszolek, passed away peacefully on Saturday September 23, after enjoying her 91st birthday.

She was the wife of the late Paul Gelinas. They were married on June 29, 1946 in Manchester, NH. She later remarried the late Donald Colburn, and recently predeceased by her beloved companion Harold Jennings.

She attended Maynard grammar school, Manchester Central, and graduated from Palmer High School in Palmer, MA. She worked at China Dragon, and later in life enjoyed her time working at Prime Time, CMC helping seniors.

Helen loved the beach, gardening, crossword puzzles, yard sales, and her trips to Florida.
She was predeceased by Son Gary Gelinas.

She is Survived by her children Nancy Makara (Rudolph Jr.), Paula Wadsworth, Donna Neuberger, Alan Gelinas (Muriel); 9 Grand children; 19 Great Grandchildren; and 1 Great Great Grandchild.

SERVICES: Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hillsborough County Nursing Home, located at 400 Mast Rd. Goffstown, NH.