Helen T. McCabe, 92, of Shrewsbury


Obit Helen T. McCabeShrewsbury – Helen T. McCabe, 92, a resident of Southgate at Shrewsbury, died Friday, July 22, 2016 in her home.

Helen, daughter of the late Francis J. and Helen E. (Falvey) McCabe, was born in Cambridge and raised in both Cambridge and Watertown. She graduated from Watertown High School. She had lived in Waltham and Centerville before moving to Shrewsbury in 2009.

She had worked for over 40 years for the New England Telephone Company, serving as manager of the Framingham and Milford Offices. She retired in 1985.

Helen embraced a solid devotion to her faith, family and friends. She had a keen wit and enjoyed life. She traveled extensively, enjoyed playing golf and spending time on Cape Cod with her family.

Family was everything to Helen. She leaves behind a sister, Ann Corbett of Centerville; sister-in-law, Kay McCabe of Needham; and many nieces and nephews that were like her own children, Maureen Haughey of Franklin, Kathleen McCabe of Holliston, Virginia McCabe of Needham, Patricia McCabe of Durham, N.H., Dr. William Corbett and his wife Colleen of West Boylston, Paul Corbett and his wife Paula of Harleysville, Pa. and David Corbett and his wife, Viola of Medway. She is also survived by numerous grandnieces and grandnephews and many wonderful friends. She was predeceased by three brothers, Bernard, Francis, and Jackie.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass celebrating Helen’s life Saturday, July 30, at 12 p.m., in the Chapel of Southgate at Shrewsbury, 30 Julio Dr. Burial will be private at a later date in Saint Paul’s Cemetery in Arlington. Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home is assisting the McCabe family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Jewish Healthcare Home Health and Hospice.

To leave a note for Helen’s family or to view her Book of Memories, visit www.brittonfuneralhomes.com.

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