Helen T. Tudisco, 89, of Methuen, MA, passed away on April 15, 2022, at Holy Family Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Born on August 24, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Evelyn (Turcotte) Normand.
Helen’s biggest joy was her husband, children and grandchildren. She was a wonderful cook who cherished the tradition of going to mass at St. Lucy followed by a big Sunday dinner. Her religion was a great comfort to her. She loved to crochet and cross stitch items for their home. Another favorite pastime was playing card games like Forty-Fives, Pokeno, and Uno with family and friends. She liked visiting relatives after dining out on Friday nights.
She is survived by her loving husband, Joseph; daughter, Tina Marie Tudisco of Methuen; her sons, Joseph Tudisco and his wife Gayle of Candia, NH, and Craig Tudisco and his wife Sue of Milton, NH; her brother, Louis Normand and his wife Sonnie of Delaware; her four grandchildren, Shelley, Sarah, Nathan, and Kurt; four great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Helen T. Tudisco to support cancer research and patient care at: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute P.O. Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284 or via www.dana-farber.org/gift.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley Street, Methuen. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 21st at 11:00 AM at St. Lucy Parish, 254 Merrimack Street, Methuen. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen.