Helen Healy1,2,3,4,5,6

F, b. 29 December 1910, d. 5 May 1984
Helen Healy
FatherAndrew J. Healy1,2,3,7,8 b. 27 Aug 1865, d. 16 Feb 1950
MotherEllen Mary Hunt1,2,3,9 b. c 1879, d. 27 Nov 1956
Relationship2nd cousin 2 times removed of Taryn Lynn Phelan
     A variant of her surname was Healey.1,2,10,11
     Helen Healy appears as Helen Healey, age 9, in the census of 20 January 1920 at 5 Rye Street, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Andrew J. Healy as his daughter, along with her mother and siblings: Ellen Mary Hunt, Mary E. Healy, Alice I. Healy, Edward F. Healey, Andrew J. Healy Jr., Theresa Margaret Healy and Ruth Francis Healy.1
     Helen was educated at Wilby High School in Waterbury.3
     Helen Healy appears as Helen Healey, age 19, in the census of 5 April 1930 at 5 Rye Street, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Andrew J. Healy as his daughter, along with her mother and siblings: Ellen Mary Hunt, Mary E. Healy, Alice I. Healy, Edward F. Healey, Andrew J. Healy Jr., Theresa Margaret Healy, Ruth Francis Healy and Elizabeth J. Healy.2 Helen Healy was a stenographer in a factory office according to the 1930 Census on 5 April 1930 at Waterbury, Connecticut.2
     Helen Healy married John Marvin Lawlor on 18 June 1935 at St. Francis Xavier church, Waterbury, Connecticut.12,7,13,14,3,15
     On 18 June 1935, The following article appeared in the local newspaper, The Waterbury Democrat:
"Prominent among the June nuptials was the marriage of Miss Helen Healy daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Healey of Rye street and J. Marvin Lawlor of South Main Street which took place this morning at 8 o'clock at St. Francis Xavier's Church. Rev. Charles Brennan, pastor of the church officiated at the ceremony and also celebrated the nuptial mass which followed.The bride had as her maid of honor and only attendant Miss Theresa Healey and Richard Lawlor acted as best man. Marcel Doucette, as soloist of the mass, rendered an "Ave Maria".
The bride was becomingly attired in a Princess model gown of white mousseline de soie styled with puffed sleeves to the elbow termintating in points over the wrist and she wore a large white hat of mousseline de soie and carried a shower bouquet of gardenias and lillies of the valley. The maid of honor's frock was a Patou model of peach bloom mousseline de soie with ruffled skirt and a cape banded with ruffles. Her picture hat was of peach lace straw and she carried a spray of spring flowers. The dress of the bride's mother was flowered chiffon with blue background and she wore a corsage of gardenias and the bridesgroom's mother wore an apricot lace gown styled with a jacket and wore a corsage of orchids.
Following the ceremony, a reception for about 35 guests was held at the Hotel Elton. Mr. Lawlor and his bride left on a wedding trip to Atlantic City and Washington, the bride wearing a yellow knitted traveling suit with corresponding accessories. Upon their return they will reside at 36 Arbor street.
The bride is a graduate of Wilby high School ands the bridegroom is a graduate of Crosby High School, LaSalle Military Academy, and Catholic University. He is a State Tax Investigator."3

     Helen Healy appears as Helen Lawlor, age 29, in the census of 1940 at 145 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Marvin Lawlor as his wife, along with Joseph H. Lawlor, his sons.16
     Marvin died on 9 March 1970 at Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 59 leaving Helen a widow.17
     Helen was retired from Uniroyal after 20 years at Connecticut.18,19
     Helen was a member of Division No. 66 of the Ancient Order of Hibernians20, a communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church, and a member of the ladies guild.21
     Helen Healy died on 5 May 1984 at St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut, at age 73 after a long illness.18,5,22 She was buried on 8 May 1984 at Calvary Cemetery, Waterbury, Connecticut.23

Family

John Marvin Lawlor b. 1 Sep 1910, d. 9 Mar 1970
Children

Census Records

DateLocationMemo
19205 Rye Street, Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutHelen Healy appears as Helen Healey, age 9, in the census of 20 January 1920 at 5 Rye Street, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Andrew J. Healy as his daughter, along with her mother and siblings: Ellen Mary Hunt, Mary E. Healy, Alice I. Healy, Edward F. Healey, Andrew J. Healy Jr., Theresa Margaret Healy and Ruth Francis Healy.1
19305 Rye Street, Waterbury, New Haven, ConnecticutHelen Healy appears as Helen Healey, age 19, in the census of 5 April 1930 at 5 Rye Street, Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut,in the household of Andrew J. Healy as his daughter, along with her mother and siblings: Ellen Mary Hunt, Mary E. Healy, Alice I. Healy, Edward F. Healey, Andrew J. Healy Jr., Theresa Margaret Healy, Ruth Francis Healy and Elizabeth J. Healy.2
1940145 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, ConnecticutHelen Healy appears as Helen Lawlor, age 29, in the census of 1940 at 145 Baldwin Street, Waterbury, Connecticut,in the household of John Marvin Lawlor as his wife, along with Joseph H. Lawlor, his sons.16

Citations

  1. [S285] Andrew Healey household, 1920 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 465, sheet 26A, dwelling 225, family 539.
  2. [S286] Andrew Healey household, 1930 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 250, sheet 8B, dwelling 64, family 160.
  3. [S688] The Waterbury Democrat, 18 June 1935, Social Activities Section.
  4. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Helen Lawlor, 11172, 5 May 1984,shows father's surname as Healey.
  5. [S159] Helen Lawlor, 040-12-8947, Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014,.
  6. [S1413] The Waterbury Sunday Republican Newspaper, 6 May 1984, Page 18.
  7. [S1340] Waterbury American, 17 February 1950, shows surviving daughter as Mrs. Marvin Lawlor.
  8. [S1413] The Waterbury Sunday Republican Newspaper, 6 May 1984, Page 18, shows that she was a daughter of the late Andrew Healey.
  9. [S1413] The Waterbury Sunday Republican Newspaper, 6 May 1984, Page 18, shows that Helen was a daughter of the late Ellen (Hunt) Healey.
  10. [S688] The Waterbury Democrat, 18 June 1935, Social Activities Section, shows Healey.
  11. [S1413] The Waterbury Sunday Republican Newspaper, 6 May 1984, Page 18, shows Mrs. Helen (Healey) Lawlor.
  12. [S1665] CT State Library-(CT Vital Records)-Index of Marriages, 1897-1968, online www.ctatatelibrarydata.org, J. Lawlor and Helen Healey; June 12, 1935, Waterbury.
  13. [S172] Interview, Kathleen Healey, 1994.
  14. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Helen Lawlor, State File #11172, 5 May 1984.
  15. [S1413] The Waterbury Sunday Republican Newspaper, 6 May 1984, Page 18, shows widow of Marvin Lawlor.
  16. [S1281] Marvin Lawlor household, 1940 United States Federal Census, New Haven, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury, ED 5-259, sheet 62A, number of household.
  17. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, John Lawlor, State File #06410, 9 March 1970.
  18. [S157] CT Death Index, 1949-2012, Helen Lawlor, 11172, 5 May 1984.
  19. [S1413] The Waterbury Sunday Republican Newspaper, 6 May 1984, Page 18, shows that Helen retired from Uniroyal after 20 years.
  20. [S1413] The Waterbury Sunday Republican Newspaper, 6 May 1984, Page 18, shows that she was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians.
  21. [S1413] The Waterbury Sunday Republican Newspaper, 6 May 1984, Page 18, shows that Helen was a communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church.
  22. [S1413] The Waterbury Sunday Republican Newspaper, 6 May 1984, Page 18, shows that she died Saturday (paper is dated Sunday, 6 May, 1984) in St. Mary's Hospital.
  23. [S1413] The Waterbury Sunday Republican Newspaper, 6 May 1984, Page 18, shows that she will be buried Tuesday (8 May) in Calvary Cemetery.
  24. [S406] The Waterbury Republican, 20 May 1997.
  25. [S1413] The Waterbury Sunday Republican Newspaper, 6 May 1984, Page 18, shows that she leaves a son, Joseph Lawlor.
  26. [S1298] The Waterbury Republican-American, 21 December 2012, Page 5B, shows her to be the daughter of Helen (Healey) Lawlor.
  27. [S1413] The Waterbury Sunday Republican Newspaper, 6 May 1984, Page 18, shows that she leaves a daughter, Mrs. Edward (Ellen) Waters.