CHELMSFORD- Helen M. (Kelly) McClung, age 94, of Chelmsford, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, June 17, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Gordon Franklin "Mickey" McClung.
She was born in Boston on January 10, 1925 and was a daughter of the late Carl P. and Laura (Snyder) Kelly.
Helen was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her family and her Catholic faith were everything to her. Helen fervently prayed the Rosary four times a day and also enjoyed reading.
She was a communicant of St. Mary Parish in Chelmsford.
Helen is survived by her children; Mary King and her husband Richard, Dorothy Baird, Peggy Mullin and her husband Tom, Michael McClung and his wife Liz, Anne Marie Thomas, Debbie Celeste and her husband Jim, Billy McClung and his wife Michelle, Diane McClung, Paul McClung and his wife Karen, and Kim Mitchell, 34 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. She also leaves her sister Ann Castro and many nieces and nephews.
Sadly, Helen was predeceased by her son, Robert McClung, daughters; Middy Fay and Carol Montgomery, grandson, Colin Doran and sons-in-law; Andy Thomas, Dave "Mitch" Mitchell, and Steve Baird.
Visiting Hours will be held on Thursday from 4:00 - 8:00 pm at the Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home, 24 Worthen St., Chelmsford.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 11 o'clock at St. Mary Parish, 25 North Rd., Chelmsford.
Interment to follow in Fox Hill Cemetery, 130 Andover Road, BILLERICA.
In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy made in her name to Saint Mary Parish Sanctuary Fund, 25 North Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824.