OBITUARY

Helen B. Streeter

April 6, 1928April 28, 2021

Helen B. Streeter was born in New York City on April 6, 1928 and died on April 28, 2021. She was married to the late Bernard “Bob” Streeter who passed away September 5, 2013. They moved from Shoreham, Long Island, to Palm Coast and subsequently to Englewood, Florida. They had no children, but Helen was survived by her brother, George T. Carbain and numerous nieces and nephews from Helen and Bob’s families.

Helen was a senior staff assistant to the director of Brookhaven National Laboratories in Upton, NY. She retired in 1985. She was actively involved with the Council of Catholic Women of St. Raphael’s Church and very involved in her community by volunteering with F.I.S.H. and Meals on Wheels. F.I.S.H. provides transportation for anyone unable to drive locally to doctor’s appointments, stores, banks, etc. for homeless, immigrant, low-income and seniors in the Englewood area. The Englewood Meals on Wheels provides a nutritious meal and a watchful eye on the health and safety of their clients. They help seniors to continue to live independent and fulfilling lives. Helen also enjoyed her time volunteering at the Elsie Quirk Library book sales.

A funeral mass will be held at St. Raphael’s Church, Englewood, FL, on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM. Helen will be interred with her husband at the Sarasota National Cemetery on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 9:30 am. Lemon Bay Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Englewood is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Services

11 May

Funeral Service

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Lemon Bay Funeral Home & Cremation Services

2 Buchans Landing
Englewood, FL 34223

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Helen B. Streeter

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Jean Carbain

May 11, 2021

Dearest Aunt Helen,

I will never forget what you have meant to me over all these years. From the fond childhood memories at the house in Shoreham with you and Uncle Bob, the reunions with all the aunts, uncles and cousins, and the wonderful conversations we have had in the later years. Your love, kindness, generosity, and intelligence have always amazed me. I will miss you so much.

Love always,
Jeanie

Denise Frangione

May 5, 2021

Dearest Aunt Helen,
You and Uncle Bob were always the sweetest to us, and holding hands going down the long flights of stairs to the beach. We all loved the delicious crumb cookie pastries from Rocky Point bakery. All of us loved our large family reunions up at Putnam Lake. We have many fond memories of the BBQs and times we would meet halfway at a restaurant with Mom and Dad. Your generosity and love for community service with a smile touched so many people. I will miss our frequent phone calls and your sharp memories of dates and events.
With all our love,
DeeDee (Morrison) Denis, Nicole and Mike Frangione

Dianna Walston

May 4, 2021

Helen and I spent a lot of time together over the last four years. I enjoyed hearing all the stories from her childhood and her marriage to her sweet husband Bob. They took many wonderful trips together and she enjoyed talking about those memories. Helen was full of wisdom and I loved learning from her. God knew I needed her in my life. I loved coming over and showing her pictures and sharing stories from my family. I am thankful for every moment I had with Helen and I will never forget her.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY