Southborough – Helen Grimm Leger, 55, a longtime resident of Southborough, died at UMass Medical Center in Worcester, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 due to complication from A.L.S. Born in Dallas, Texas, she is the daughter of Ingamay (Mugnuson) Grimm Jones of Southborough and the late Richard C. Grimm.
Helen was a 1976 graduate of Algonquin Regional High School of Northborough and earned a bachelor degree from Massachusetts College of Art. She was a graphic designer and owned Latisquama Design for many years.
She was a member of Pilgrim Church of Southborough, and was a very active member of the A.L.S. community, helping others involved with this terrible disease.
Helen was the devoted mother of Linnea, Andrew, and Matthew Leger, all of Southborough. She also leaves her husband, Ronald Leger of Southborough; her four brothers, Harry Grimm and his wife Linda of Florida, Robert Grimm and his wife Stacey of Shrewsbury, Richard Grimm and his wife Kathy of W. Barnstable, and John Grimm and his wife Chris of Southborough; and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held Sunday, Dec. 15, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Southborough. A funeral service will be held Monday, Dec. 16, at 11 a.m., at the Pilgrim Congregational Church, 15 Common St., Southborough. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.
The Grimm/Leger family wishes to thank all those kind and caring people who helped throughout Helen's illness.
Memorial contributions may be sent in her memory to The Leger Children Fund, c/o Marlborough Savings Bank, 6 East Main St., Southborough, MA 01772, or A.L.S. Family Charitable Foundation, PO Box 229, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.
To leave words of condolence to the family, please visit www.morrisfuneralparlor.com.