Helen M. Naughton
August 2, 1924 – September 3, 2018
Helen Svetkovich Naughton (nee O'Malley), age 94
Loving mother of Eileen Chavez (Ben Perez), Mary (the late Carlos) Villafan, George (Lynne) Svetkovich, and Joseph (Lyne) Svetkovich; loving grandmother of Tony (Scott) Villafan, Kathy (Abby) Chavez, George (Megan) Svetkovich, Phillip Villafan, Christine (Paul) Svetkovich, Brian (Jenny) Villafan, Carla Villafan, Matthew (Sue) Svetkovich, Paddy McDermott, Jane Alberts, Charlie (Dawn) McDermott, Amy (Mike) Duddleston, and Chris (Sheila) McDermott; cherished great-grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend of many. Preceded in death by her husband, the late George Svetkovich, her son, the late Richard Svetkovich, and her siblings, the late Joe O'Malley, Mary Joyce, and Noreen O'Malley. Helen was a devote Catholic and a very dedicated and involved member of her parish of St. Symphorosa. She will be greatly missed. Funeral Services will be held on Monday, September 10th, at 10:00am from Ridge Funeral Home, 6620 West Archer Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60638, to funeral mass at St. Symphorosa Catholic Church at 10:30am. Interment Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 9th, from 3:00pm to 8:00pm. For more information, please call 773-586-7900.
- Visitation Sunday, September 9, 2018
- Morning Prayers Monday, September 10, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, September 10, 2018
- Committal Service Monday, September 10, 2018
Helen M. Naughton
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October 10, 2018
Aunt Helen was quite a lady! On her road through life, she hit lots of bumps, some minor and some very major. She handled it all with her indomitable spirit, her sense of duty, and her abiding faith. Hard work, an open mind, a sense of humor, and a deep love of family, friends, and God were part of her strength.
She will long be remembered, loved, and missed. Rest in peace, Aunt Helen.
Brigitte & Tim O’Malley
September 9, 2018
Reading the obituary, Aunt Helen lived a long fulfilling life. That is all we can ask and hope god will give us. We will miss her sincere smile ! However, Tim says he remembers her sincere scowl as a kid 😂 and he was always on his best behavior around her.
With all our love,
Brigitte and Tim
September 8, 2018
September 5, 2018
My deepest sympathies to you all. Helen was a wonderful neighbor and friend. I will always remember her with great fondness.