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Helen M Kelsey

August 17, 1925 ~ June 14, 2018 (age 92)

Helen Morse Kelsey, 92, of Branford, CT passed away on June 14th, 2018 at Connecticut Hospice. Helen was born in New Haven, CT to Shirley and Helen “Woodward” Morse. She was an energetic cheerleader from her East Haven high school years right up to her passing. As a spirited advocate, Helen found a lifetime of joy in community service. Helen loved to share tales of her adventurous travels, devotion to the Branford Women’s Club and Branford Senior Center exploits. Helen shared her life with her husband William Kelsey; their three children David Kelsey, Howard Kelsey, and Linda Sabatelli; four grandsons Sean, Eric, Evan and Colin; a great grandson Owen and a much beloved niece, Neta Jean Morse.


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