Marlborough – Helen M. (Johnson) Harding, 99, of Marlborough and formerly of Southborough, passed away peacefully June 30, 2018 at St Patrick’s Manor in Framingham. She was the beloved wife of Philip A. Harding, who died in 1992.
Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Isabel (Cusick) Johnson.
Helen was a 1938 graduate of the former Peter’s High School in Southborough and was married in 1946. She loved raising her two children and being a housewife.
Helen was a member of Southborough Catholic Women’s Club, Southborough Senior Citizens, Wayside Racquet Club, friends of the Southborough Library, and St. Anne Church. She was an avid reader, and enjoyed gardening and traveling. Helen and her husband, Phil, also liked taking their camper to different campsites.
She is survived by her children, James Harding and his wife Margaret of Southborough and Linda Buzzell and her husband Donald of Northborough; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Visiting hours will be held Thursday, July 5, from 5-7 p.m., at the Morris Funeral Home, 40 Main St., Southborough. A funeral Mass will be held Friday, July 6, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Anne Church, 20 Boston Rd., Southborough.
Memorial contributions may be sent in her name to Friends of the Southborough Library, 25 Main St., Southborough or to St. Anne Church, 20 Boston Rd., Southborough, MA 01772.
To send words of condolence to the family, please visit www.morrisfuneralparlor.com.