Boimilla, Helen Elizabeth, a 50 year resident of the South Bay and mother of 8, passed away on Sunday, October 7, 2012 in Torrance. Born in Worchester, MA, Helen was 90 when she died. Helen was an active member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church of Redondo Beach. She worked at the Torrance Marie Callender's, Bullock's Tea Room, and in her retirement years volunteered over 500 hours at the Torrance Memorial Gift Shop.
Helen is survived by her son, Frank (Lynn) Boimilla of Lake Elsinore, CA; daughter, Janice (Terry) Fitzpatrick of Torrance, CA; son, John Boimilla of Norwalk, CA; daughter, Marie (Carl) Johnson of Torrance, CA; daughter, Helen Boimilla Jr, of Lomita, CA; daughter, Ann Hagins of Torrance, CA; daughter, Mary (Billy) Hopkins of Hilo, HI; sister, Peggy (Frank) Savalin of Fair Oaks, CA; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Nellie Brennan; her husband of 48 years, Frank; infant son, James Boimilla; and her sister Mary Dolan.
The Memorial Service with a Rosary will be held at Rice Mortuary Chapel on Thursday October 11, 2012 at 6pm with a Reception until 9pm. The family requests you remember Helen in your prayers.