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“Dear Bob, Stacey & Chris & family so sorry to hear the news of your mom and grandma. Our sincere sympathy to you allDuring this difficult time. May...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Barbara Ploski - Fairfield, CT

“Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. Fond memories of you and your parents on the lake, thoughts and prayers sent your way. The...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Kenneth Bennet

“Our deepest sympathies ”
3 of 19 | Posted by: David and Beth Garrell

“Dear Kelly & Family:My sincere sympathies on the loss of your Mom. I remember her, your dad, you, and your brother fondly from Fayerweather. She...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: John Butchko - Trumbull, CT

“Kelly, So sorry to hear about your mom, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this sad time. You look just like your mom,so...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Debbie (Shay) Sherwood

“Brian & I are so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Eileen Judd - Fairfield, CT

“Infinity sweet Mom. xoxox ”
7 of 19 | Posted by: Kelly Jean

“RIP Helen Kelly I am so sorry for your loss...thoughts and prayers to you and your family ???? ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Trina A Kulikowski

“Dear Kelly, I'm so sorry for the loss of your Mom. With sincere sympathy and concern I'm here for you. You were the best, devoted and loved daughter...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Geri Benton - Fairfield, CT

“To the entire Johnston Family, my deepest sympathies on Helen's passing. So many memories and years spent with all of you...nice to see she and Tim...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Corkie Seaman - New York, NY

“So sorry KellyI missed so many years with herPeggy ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: A friend

“My heart is with you. Susan ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Susan Towne Johnstone

“Big hugs and love to you, Kelly, and condolences to you and your family. Gone From My Sight by Henry Van Dyke I am standing upon the seashore. A...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Cori Burke

“So very sorry, Kelly, W & W ???? Sincere condolences ”
14 of 19 | Posted by: Noelle

“Kelly and family so very sorry for your loss . Thoughts and prayer ???? ”
15 of 19 | Posted by: Corinne and mark re

“Kelly prayers for all of your family god bless your mom is now out of pain and with other love ones ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Maddy & Dick

“Kelly we can't tell you how sorry we are. We have been busy with our condo down here. We will call you and Cochise either today or tomorrow. Our...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Robert & Robin

“I am so sorry!!! I loved your mom!!! She was gracious, so witty and funny..she will be missed by everyone. But she is in a much better place Love...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Charlene

“Offering our sympathies at this time. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: The Staff of Lesko-Polke Funeral Home - CT


Helen D. Johnstone, age 90, of Fairfield, loving wife to the late Thomas (Tim) Johnstone, entered into eternal life on Sunday February 5, 2017 at Cambridge Manor with her loving family by her side. Helen was the first baby to be born in Stamford, CT in 1927, to Earl and Marion Meath Donegan. She was raised in Stamford with her four siblings. Growing up, Helen and her family spent every summer in their cottage on Fairfield Beach. She was part of the Stamford High School's 1945 graduating class. After her graduation, Helen went on to continue her education at Katherine Gibbs and later worked as a secretary on Park Avenue in New York City. During that time, she met her beloved husband, Tim, and relocated to Fairfield to raise their family in 1955. A kind, caring and fun soul who turned her house into a home and opened it up to all, Helen's memory will be embraced by her children, grandchildren, brother, sister, and many friends and extended family. Helen always enjoyed entertaining family and friends in their home on Lake Hills. Helen also enjoyed her winter vacations in Siesta Key, Florida. After raising her family, Helen worked part time for the Fairfield Board of Ed and for the St. Pius X Rectory in Fairfield. She was also a member of many organizations throughout Fairfield including the Fairfield New Comers Club, Fayerweather Yacht Club, Women's Auxiliary, American Gaelic Club, and The Lake Hill's Association. A loving and devoted mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, Helen was predeceased by her beloved husband, Thomas (Tim), and son, Kenneth. Helen will be remembered by her son, Robert Johnstone, of Fairfield and daughter, Kelly Johnstone Davis, and her husband, Warren, of Fairfield; and grandchildren, Stacey Henry, of Torrington, Chris Johnstone, of Oxford, and Warren Davis, of Fairfield; also her brother, Earl Donegan Jr, of Virginia Beach, and her sister, Natalie Vellturo, and her husband John, of Fairfield; also four great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Friends may greet her family on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 4-8 PM with a 7:00 PM Prayer Service in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center. Entombment will be held privately at Oak Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, you may make contributions to the Davis Family Education Fund, 2490 Black Rock Turnpike P.O.#456 Fairfield, CT 06825 For travel directions, or to sign her online register, please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com

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