Of Frederick, MD, formerly of Rockville, MD, passed away on Saturday, December 23, 2017 surrounded by family.
She was born on October 16, 1932 in Seat Pleasant, MD to Nunziato and Vincenza Fama.
Helen was the beloved wife of the late William J. Lagarde.
She is survived by her loving children, William J. Lagarde, III (Janet), Suzanne Kelly (Mike), Michael Lagarde (Keeley), Lisa Stottlemyer (Kevin), and Renee Shaffer (Gerry); 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, with another great-grandchild expected in 2018. She is also survived by her sisters, Grace Rinick, Rose Rubino and Nancy Garito (Nick).
Relatives and friends will be received at PUMPHREY'S COLONIAL FUNERAL HOME, 300 W. Montgomery Ave., (Rt. 28 just off I-270), Rockville, MD on Friday, December 29, 2017 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church, 4103 Prices Distillery Road, Ijamsville, MD on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 12 Noon.
Interment in Arlington National Cemetery will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090 www.alz.org