Helaine Smelstor
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“Joe & family,So sorry to hear of the passing of Helaine...She was always a pleasure to talk to. Joe always talked about her when he delivered coffee...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“Dawn & Family:My deepest sympathy is with you at this time! ”
2 of 25 | Posted by: Missy Sprandel Blackak - Agawam, MA

“Dear Joe,We are so sorry to hear of you wife's passing. You spoke of her often when delivering our coffee. She must have been a remarkable woman. Our...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Denise - Holyoke, MA

“Dear Joe,So sorry to hear about your wife's passing. You spoke of her often when you delivered our coffee. She must have been a remarkable woman. Our...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Denise - Holyoke, LA


5 of 25 | Posted by: Anne Carroll - Agawam, MA

“Will always miss Helaine who was the kindest person and the most talented woman I ever met. She was a great Realtor and Manager, and was fair and...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Anne Gelinas - Westfield, MA

“Mr. Smelstor, Dawn, Joey, Todd & family - My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. I will always remember her fondly and have...Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: Michelle (Amirault) Chechile - MA

“Helaine was an extremely hands-on wife, mother, and especially grandmother. I will never forget her strength and wittiness. God bless ”
8 of 25 | Posted by: Vilma Hoistion - West Springfield, MA

“Joe and Family,I am so sorry to hear this. You all have an Angel to watch over you. Keep your memories close. She will not be forgotten! ”
9 of 25 | Posted by: Deborah Mansfield - Springfield, MA

“Well remember her as one of those rare individuals whose smile and attentiveness makes you think youre the only one in a room full of people. Warm,...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Stephen Pazniokas - Mansfield, MA

“Joe and family,So sorry to hear about the passing of Helaine. Our thoughts are with you and your family. If you need anything Joe please don't...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Glenn Harnish - Agawam, MA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time...At this time of sorrow may you find comfort in your memories. Helaine will...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“The love I have for my mother is unconditional. The thought of losing her has broken my heart in the worst possible way. Her spirit will never die....Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“To Dawn and Joe and the entire Smelstor family, Please accept our deepest condolences for your loss. ”
14 of 25 | Posted by: Anthony Campiti & Family - Agawam, MA

“Joe and family, Charles & NanckI am so deeply sorry for your loss. Helaine was truly a lovely and kind person. I can promise you that her energy and...Read More »
15 of 25 | Posted by: Eileen Berman - Springfield, MA

I will miss your hugs, love & support. Love you!  Your baby brother.
16 of 25 | Posted by: Nanck Brinkmann

We love you Sis! You will always be in our hearts!
17 of 25 | Posted by: Nanck Brinkmann

“So sorry to hear this. I have many good memories from working with her in West Springfield and Agawam. Sue Moore ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“Joe,Sorry to hear about Helaine's passing. We will always remember her laugh and constant drive for you and your children. Helaine will be missed...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Steve & Fran Witkiewicz - MA

“With deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time. I remember back to 1979 when we first moved to the...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: The Carrolls - Agawam, MA

“To All of Helaine's Family, Friends and anyone who was touched by her. I am so sorry for your loss. Helaine went through a lot of downs but always...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: Kathy Rose - Feeding Hills, MA

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
22 of 25 | Posted by: American Heart Association

“Dear One's,If ever there was a woman with enormous strength of character, devotion to family and a determination to make all things right, it was...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Pam Smelstor - Pembroke, MA

“You may be out of sight but you will always be in our hearts. You will truly be missed by everyone, who's heart you touched. ”
24 of 25 | Posted by: Kathy Smelstor - Norwood, MA

“Dawn and Smelstor family,I'm so very sorry to hear of Helaine's passing. She was so wonderful, caring and special. A true heart of gold. Sending...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Joanna Furtado - East Bridgewater, MA


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Helaine was born on July 16, 1947 and passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017.

Helaine was a resident of Agawam, Massachusetts at the time of passing.

Helaine lived in Pelham Manor, NY and Chicago, IL before moving to Longmeadow, where she graduated from high school.

Visitation September 6, 2017 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Colonial Forastiere Funeral & Cremation 985 Main Street Agawam, MA 01001 September 7, 2017 10:00 AM Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery 1390 Main Street Agawam, MA 01001.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Helaine's name to the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association; or in her memory, perform a kind act or make something a little more beautiful than it was before you got there.

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