He­len A. (Kasper) Benn of West Ch­ester

1922-2016

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

He­len A. (Kasper) Benn, 94, passed away on Fri­day, Septem­ber 30, 2016, at Po­cop­son Home.

Born in Ply­mouth, PA, she was the daugh­ter of the late Charles and Til­lie Kasper.

She was the beloved wife of the late Wil­liam L. Benn; the lov­ing mother of the late Carolanne B. Smith (the late Wil­liam) and James G. Benn (Miriam); the lov­ing grand­mother of Pa­tri­cia A. Smith, Deb­o­rah A. Smailer (Thomas), Wil­liam R. Smith, Jr., Kimberlie A. Jones (Phil), and James G. Benn, Jr. (Kelly); and the lov­ing great-grand­mother of Nicholas R. Smailer, Ryan T. Smailer, Lan­don C. Jones and Chase P. Jones.

She was a prior res­i­dent of Down­ing­town and Frazer.

He­len worked as a house­keeper for many years at St. Agnes School and Im­mac­u­lata Uni­ver­sity and was a vol­un­teer at MADD, Mothers Against Drunk Driv­ers.

Her true vo­ca­tion was her love of fam­ily and help­ing oth­ers in need. She en­joyed watch­ing the Phillies and Eagles and drink­ing cof­fee.

Rel­a­tives and friends are in­vited to her Fu­neral Mass at 11 a.m. on Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 6, 2016 at St. Agnes Church, 233 W. Gay Street, West Ch­ester, PA 19380, where the fam­ily will greet guests start­ing at 10 a.m.

In­ter­ment will be in St. Agnes Ceme­tery.

In lieu of flow­ers, me­mo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made in her name to the Alzheimer’s As­so­ci­a­tion, Delaware Val­ley Chap­ter, 399 Mar­ket Street, Suite 102, Philadel­phia, PA 19106.

Ar­range­ments are be­ing han­dled by the Founds Fu­neral Home, Inc., West Ch­ester, 610-696-0134.

On­line con­do­lences may be made by vis­it­ing www. founds­fu­ner­al­home.com.

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