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HELEN McCORMICK SHUPE, age 91, of Kennett Square, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, November 17, 2006, at Linden Hall, where , as a seven year resident, she received and enjoyed the very special and loving care that sustained her during her final years.

Born in Landenberg, she was the daughter of the late Elwood and Elizabeth Scott MCCormick. In 1932 Helen was a member of the first class to graduate from the Kennett Consolidated School, and later attended West Chester State Teachers College.

During World War II, she worked at the Dravo defense plant in Wilmington, and then worked for Hercules Inc. as a bookkeeper, retiring in 1974, after twenty two years of service.

Following retirement, Helen spent an interesting time as a companion for the elderly, at times traveling to Florida.

She attended the Kennett Square Bible Methodist Church and the First Alliance Church of Hockessin.

She is survived by one daughter, Joan S. Bolton and her husband Robert of West Grove, PA, three grandchildren, David Bolton, Stephen Bolton and Amy Bonaduce, and six great-grandchildren.

A service celebrating Helens life will be held at 2:00 Tuesday afternoon, November 21, 2006, at the Kennett Square Bible Methodist Church, 500 East Cypress Street, Kennett Square, PA. Family and friends may call from 1:00 to 2:00 on Tuesday at the Church.
Interment will be in New Garden Friends Cemetery, New Garden Township, PA.

In memory of Helen, memorial contributions my be made to the Kennett Square Bible Methodist Church, c/o Douglas Stirling, 706 Meredith Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348

Arrangements are being handled by the Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home, Inc., Kennett Square, PA.
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