Helen A. (Kasper) Benn of West Chester
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.