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“I am sorry to hear of Helen's passing. I lived upstairs at 82 north summer street from 1943-1958. My condolences to all. God bless her. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Virginia Clarke Mach - Neighbor

“So sorry to hear about your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. God bless, Sandy & Dennis Zepka ”
2 of 12 | Posted by: Sandy & Dennis Zepka - MA

“So sorry to hear of Helen's passing. She babysat for my husband Craig when he was little. Thoughts and prayers to the family. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Jeanne Garofano - Friend

“Thoughts and prayers for the family during this difficult time. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Joanne White - Family Friend

“Helen was a vibrant and interesting woman; she always had a cheerful greeting. She has earned her place in heaven. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Ellen Mach - Adams, MA

“Blessing and Prayers ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: margie Cahill - Pittsfield, MA


7 of 12 | Posted by: Susan Cahill - Pittsfield, MA

“She was the Queen of our section of North Summer St. She and Nave were the perfect couple. We are sorry for your loss, but know she is making her...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: pat markland - adams, MA

“To Mike, Pat, Tom and David Thinking of You in this sad time. Helen was a great friend in High School. When MY Daughter,Jeanne married Helen's son...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Margie Cahill - Pittsfield, MA

“To Patty and all of the Morin Family,Growing up with all of you, your mother was such a big part of my childhood. She was always cheerful, smiling...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Tetlow - Family Friend

“So sorry to read of Helens passing, Helen was my very first friend when I moved to Adams 66years ago, She was a helpful friend! RIP Helen ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Helen Lipinski - Adams, MA

“I extend my deepest sympathy to you and your family for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless Sincerely Pat Oakes ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Pat Oakes - Hinsdale, MA - Friend


Mrs. Helen J. (Tomkowicz) Morin, 88, of Adams, died on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at her home.
She was born in Adams on February 20, 1929, daughter of the late Andrew and Josephine (Zajac) Tomkowicz. She attended schools in Adams and graduated from the former Adams High School.
Helen was primarily a homemaker but had worked for the former Adams Cooperative Bakery, and as a teacher's aide at the former Howland Avenue School, Adams.
She was a communicant of the Parish of St. John Paul II at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Adams. She was a life member of the Adams Turners, where she enjoyed bowling and playing volleyball. She enjoyed riding her bike and walking around town. She also liked cheating at cards.
Her husband of 41 years, Nave M. Morin, whom she married on August 19, 1950, died on December 17, 1991.
She is survived by three sons, Michael Morin and his wife Jeanne of Holyoke, Thomas Morin and his wife Nancy of Richmond, VA and David Morin and his significant other Fran of Adams;
one daughter, Patricia Morin Labendz of North Adams;
one brother, Henry Tomkowicz and his wife Norma of Adams;
nine grandchildren, Kerry (fiancé Justin), Luke (Nyci), Kate (Mark), Matthew (Amy), Maria (Michael), Madison (David), Alexa, Jenna and Kayleigh;
eleven great grandchildren, Niyana, Allison, Yom, Elias, Jennifer, Daniel, Mya, Madelyn, Alexander, Londyn and Usha;
her loyal and longtime companion Herbert Martin of Adams and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank all of the wonderful caregivers who took care of Helen over the years and made it possible for her to stay in her own home.
Funeral services and burial will be held at a later date in the spring to be announced.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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